New work
12 pendants cast in the pre-columbian tumbaga alloy
brought to colour with depletion gilding


The coloured outer peel layer of citrus fruits, also called the epicarp or zest.


a non-specific alloy of gold and copper named by Spanish Conquistadors to metals composed of these elements found in widespread use in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and South America. Many „golden“ masks are made from Tumbaga.

Depletion gilding

Depletion gilding is a method for producing a layer of nearly pure gold on an object made of gold alloy by removing the other metals from its surface. It is sometimes referred to as a „surface enrichment“ process.

March 07th 17-22 pm

DIE DENKENDE HAUT / the perfect sense volume no I

on display are the latest works of
11 jewellery artists and 1 painter from Munich

the artists involved are available in turns during the opening hours

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