met·​al·​smith | \ ˈme-tᵊl-ˌsmith How to pronounce metalsmith (audio) \

Definition of metalsmith

: a person skilled in metalworking

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More than 20 employees—among them upholsterers, textile specialists, metalsmiths, carpenters, and restorers—uphold the traditions of bespoke fabrication and quality that have defined Florentine artisanship for centuries. Maria Shollenbarger, ELLE Decor, "An Italian Design Firm Transforms Discreet-but-Luxe Kitchens with a Timeless Florentine Aesthetic," 18 Oct. 2018 And at Woolridge’s Brooklyn studio, environmentally minded jewelry is crafted with ages-old metalsmith techniques. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Meet the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists," 16 Oct. 2018 Meet Jessi Lewis, the metalsmith behind our new favorite line Just south of Missoula, Montana, a little house stands against a backdrop of the Bitterroot Mountains. Leslie Hittmeier, Outside Online, "Ruby and Revolver Makes Mountain-Inspired Jewelry," 11 June 2018 Juarez works alongside a crew of three, including Herbert Patricio, a metalsmith/designer from Curitiba, Brazil. Cassie Owens,, "Philadelphia Latinos connect with Caribbean roots through ornate porch gates," 5 July 2018 The event featuring potters, metalsmiths and glassblowers has been officially renamed ART OF FIRE, CLAY– GLASS – METAL, and more emphasis is being put on live demonstrations. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: Art of Fire in Royal Oak, Motor City Pride, Cars R Stars in Shelby Twp.," 6 June 2018 As a metalsmith and jewelry designer, I was given the task to produce pieces (mainly involving metal decorations for his shoes, zipper pulls, etc.) based on drawings and specific directions from Stacia Lang [Prince’s head designer]. Fortune, "Prince's Purple-Sequined Jumpsuit Among Items Set for Auction," 17 May 2018 When the restaurant opened in December 2009, Taylor had a metalsmith create a background to fasten the items to and started compiling the creation. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Taylor’s People's Park: Gourmet fast food, people with personality and a skulk of Foxes," 25 Apr. 2018 Even the pressure of commissioning a bespoke ring [from the metalsmith who makes the jewelry for Olivia’s company, Olivia Kane] didn’t stress him. John Dolan, Harper's BAZAAR, "'s Olivia Fleming Married Matt Rubin in the Ultimate Barn Wedding," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of metalsmith

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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