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The Making of Belle Jewelry

Outside the taller (workshop) of Jorge Moscoso in Cuenca, Ecuador. The taller sits above his small shop, which is buried in the massive walls that surround Las Conceptas convent in Cuenca.


First come the drawings.


Jorge Moscoso at his workbench drilling with a hand-powered centrifugal drill.

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Jeweler using a draw plate, hand-forged iron grips and a leather strap to make filigree wire at an antique wooden bench.

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Soldering at the bench. A candle is ready to ignite the gas-powered soldering torch.

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Melting the gold. All of our pieces are crafted in 18K gold.

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Jorge in the taller (workshop), stringing a necklace for the Belle collection.