Goldsmiths and silversmiths design and make jewellery. They may also make objects such as ornamental tableware and trophy-ware. They use precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum. They also use other metals such as pewter, brass, copper and chromium.
Goldsmiths and silversmiths often work alone, and so have to conduct a range of tasks in their work, such as:
Hélène is a Vancouver BC designer/goldsmith with a passion for beautiful gemstones and precious metals. She works with the philosophy that objects that are thoughtfully conceived, hand made with technical precision and infused with artistic passion have an energy that cannot be attained with mass produced objects. With this belief, no two pieces are identical and each are unique and one of a kind.