Traforo Fiorentino

«Traforo Fiorentino» famous and delicate way of cutting with the classical Florentine designs.

Traforo Fiorentino by Sezen Tulgarer

Traforo Fiorentino by Sezen Tulgarer

Final results…

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Traforo Fiorentino by Sezen Tulgarer

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Traforo Fiorentino by Sezen Tulgarer

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Traforo Fiorentino by Sezen Tulgarer

with love from Florence,

Sezen

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Recycling Jewelry

Our jewellery making story will be more fun at this time! Here we have some old (still beautiful) jewellery that we do not want to use anymore and we have no mercy!

Recycling Jewelry by Sezen Tulgarer

Recycling Jewelry by Sezen Tulgarer

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Sevdaluk Brooch

In the back stage of this work we are going little bit further and starting with the inspiration..

Here is the ingredients: 1 love story (preferably finished), 1 good old song* tells whole story (unfortunately in Turkish), 2 pieces of hair from 2 different persons (preferably in love once), regular stones (from any river side) and silver (40 micron)..

It is an old tradition in the small towns of Turkey that lovers cut and give a piece of hair to each other to show their love and keep them in a handkerchief and if this love story (Sevdaluk – as they say in the north part of Turkey/Karadeniz) ends, they are giving back the hairs…

When it comes to regular stones that we use…Sometimes, those lovers go river side and enjoy throwing the stones to the river (this is the only time they spend together and only place since they don’t have Starbucks in town)…Again if our love story goes bad as told in this song, stones need to be collected from the river to rewind all story…

Ok, let’s start jewellery making before bursting into tears..

Here is our symbolic silver handkerchief…

Sevdaluk by Sezen Tulgarer

Sevdaluk by Sezen Tulgarer

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Brooch with Gears

We are again in the kitchen, let’s see the steps of my “Brooch with Gears”. Actually it takes long to do but I’m going to summarize with few main steps as usual..Enjoy!!

Let’s start! All pieces are designed, cut and filed..

Brooch with Gears by Sezen Tulgarer

Brooch with Gears by Sezen Tulgarer

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Ancient Greek Earrings

Here is the backstage (or basic steps) of my Ancient Greek Earrings…These photos may give you an idea about jewellery design and making…Hope you enjoy as much as I did!

First Step : Design..

Ancient Greek Earrings by Sezen Tulgarer

Ancient Greek Earrings by Sezen Tulgarer

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