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Dimitar Deltchev

Dimitar Deltchev Jewellery maker
Contact
Bulgarian, English, Hungarian
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+359 899206338
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Wearable objects

  • • Dimitar's curiosity and talent drive him
  • • Sometimes he revisits old pieces
  • • He has a playful approach to his craft

Dimitar Deltchev is one of the most famous and inspiring Bulgarian jewellery makers with an impressive oeuvre of works. His interest in jewellery started during his metal classes in high school. Later, he continued his education in the Budapest Art Academy focusing on glass. Nowadays, it seems that he is able to create beautiful jewellery from almost anything. From rubber, washing machine hoses, plastic, gold, silver and steel, he creates his unusual pieces. Besides his successful career as a jewellery making participating in exhibitions all over the world, he is a professor of Мetal and Jewellery at the National Art Academy in Sofia and teaches the new generation of Bulgarian makers.

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Works

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Bracelet

This bracelet, finished with a bright yellow powdered coat, was shaped by hand from steel mesh, cut, bent and soldered into its final form. The materials are iconic to Dimitar Delchev’s work, who has specialised in the field of contemporary jewellery by favouring the use of both precious materials and alternative materials throughout his creations.

Dimitar Deltchev Jewellery maker
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3 Rings

These three rings, finished with a bright yellow, red and green powdered coats, were shaped by hand from steel mesh, cut, bent and soldered into their final form. The forms of Dimitar's work are strongly influenced by architectural and sculptural forms found in objects throughout nature.

Dimitar Deltchev Jewellery maker
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4 Brooches

These four brooches, finished with bright coloured finishes, were shaped by hand from refractory rubber, alpaca and steel wire. The materials are typical of Dimitar's work, who favours the use of both precious materials and alternative materials for his creations.

Dimitar Deltchev Jewellery maker
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2 Brooches

These two brooches, finished in matt white and black, were shaped by hand from steel mesh, cut, bent and soldered into their final form. The materials are typical of Dimitar's work, who favours the use of both precious materials and alternative materials for his creations.

Height 6 cm
Width 6 cm
Depth 3 cm

Dimitar Deltchev Jewellery maker
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Brooch

This brooch, with black finish, was shaped by hand from steel mesh, cut, bent and soldered it to its final form. The materials are typical of Dimitar's work, who favours the use of both precious materials and alternative materials for his creations.

Diameter 9 cm

Dimitar Deltchev Jewellery maker

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