It is a skilled technique that dates from Mycenaean times. The metal is worked inside out and in reverse.
The art of repoussé is a struggle against metal, pushing it to the limits of its malleability. One slip and the metal will split.
These days, it is an endangered craft with few practitioners.
Giles Milton is a Licentiate Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen
Most of the works on this website are for sale.
Giles also undertakes commissions.
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