Rui Pinto is a natural-born artisan, with 16 Years of experience in jewellery design and making. Today he masters several jewellery techniques, predominantly the delicate filigree. Trained in the North of Portugal, his art represents a fine narrative in a new generation of artists, in the quest of expressing a personal artistic path, as well as honouring the country’s history and traditions. An artisan driving high value to its jewellery concepts, perceived has equivalent to the preciousness of its materials.
Filigree is a jewellery technique used to solder tiny beads and twisted threads. Filigree is the most delicate technique used to work precious metals, usually of gold and silver. It is an age-old and detailed jewellery expression in which skilled artisans painstakingly solder tiny beads and twisted threads to create striking artistic motifs, suggesting often an exquisite and intricate lace-like pattern.