A Private Studio Visit to Anthony Len
Hosted by Goldsmith Antony Lent, Gem X Core Joanna W. Pollack and Gem X Member Joanna Gong
On Tuesday, we were over the moon to visit the studio of goldsmith and designer, Anthony Lent. We followed Lent on a journey spanning nearly 50 years from his time studying abroad to returning to the US to begin his career in jewelry.
Known for his celestial jewelry, most notably his moon-face, Lent creates pieces using full scale sculpted models that can be traced using machine die casts and replicable at any scale, a rare process among contemporary jewelers. Each fantastical piece is detailed with motifs of fables and human expression. We were delighted to see his sculpted wax models, engine turning techniques, and even a hammer with Lent’s own cast head. Everything in the studio down to the shelf pegs has Lent’s creative touch. A huge thank you to the @anthonylentjewelry team, @jmwheels and @joanna.y.gong