What does it look like when a flat silver disc is hand-raised into a cup? Well, the process is to hammer it over a wooden or metal stake. The whole … Continue readingVideo: From flat sheet to cup – hand-raising in silver
Transparency is a good thing. I believe sharing how you do things is the most authentic form of marketing there is. It’s good for communicating, creating an understanding of how … Continue readingSharing work in progress – when is the right time?
On Friday May 11th Collect, the International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, opens to the public. It’s the most prestigious fair for contemporary craft in the UK, and dare I … Continue readingMy biggest & only exhibition this year
Tiffany has just launched their new metal Rubedo™. It’s a beautiful rose coloured metal, said to be lightweight but strong, with a smooth lustre. It should have the richness of … Continue readingHow to find out if your silver is silver!
[youtube]http://youtu.be/AqItpZS32MU[/youtube] I recently made this piece for a private client – if you have any questions about the process or the tools I use – please ask them in the … Continue readingMaking a round lamellar silver dish
Being a silversmith is to me, first and foremost about communicating ideas about what role silverware plays in contemporary society. I believe, silverware as we know it from grandma’s drawers, … Continue readingMy 2012 Silver Manifesto
Last week I went to Copenhagen to receive a grant from Ole Haslunds ArtFund. That’s me with one of his descendants Peter Haslund – who came all the way from … Continue readingMingling with celebrities
Finally I got around to making the video of how you can easily restore the matt surface on one of my silver pieces. All you need is: Scotch-Brite Soap Here’s … Continue readingHow to restore the matt surface on my silver pieces
Last Friday I received the ‘Silversmith of the Year’ prize at Koldinghus Museum. At the same time the retrospective exhibition of my work through the last 8-9 years opened as well. … Continue readingHow to make a piece in silver in 7.50 minutes
Now that it’s official, I can finally tell you that I’m going to be Koldinghus Museums Silversmith Of The Year. On October 14th 2011 I’ll be presented with the Karl … Continue readingSilversmith of the year