I feel a strong connection with goldsmiths from the very distant past; Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Byzantine. I work in the same methods and materials they used, such as granulation, chainmaking and enameling in high karat gold.
Nancy Troske is trained in classical jewelry making techniques, such as enameling, granulation and chain making. She has taught jewelry making for over 20 years. Nancy has a BFA in Fine Arts, as well as many years of professional training in New York City and San Francisco. She was a commercial bench jeweler and diamond setter for several years before returning to the East Coast. Nancy moved to Princeton in 2009 where she teaches metalsmithing along with creating her unique pieces of contemporary jewelry based on ancient techniques. Her work has been featured in art galleries around the country.
Where to Buy
Work is not available for sale through the SNAG website. Please contact the artist directly to inquire about making a purchase.