When James Miller speaks….. Listen!!
Buried in the comments section of the “About” tab is a link to a CBC video from 1984 titled, “All That Glistens”. This is an investment well worth the nearly one hour it takes to view! The link was sent in by James Miller, a recently retired master goldsmith who has worked with some of the most proficient masters of engine turning and enameling in the world, evidenced by the photos he so generously provided that can be found in the gallery section. When he is impressed, it must be something of extremely high quality and this certainly is. I am inserting it below to hopefully give it more prominence. For those of us who are engine turners/guillocheurs, the segment of Gerald Mayo working on a solid gold Cartier minaudière is a wonder to behold! And, there is so much more on the video including a master silversmith, a presentation sword maker, a metal spinner, Paloma Picasso consulting with a goldsmith at Tiffany & Co., a gem carver from Idar-Oberstein, and much more: