Series of bowls chased in copper & gold plated. Centered shapes, miraculously balanced. VCR Exclusive, Victor Clopotar, Brateiu, Romania: metalsmith with Andrei Georgescu and Nadja Zerunian / launched at Design Miami Basel in 2022 , selected for the ‘Golden Age’, Podium exhibition.
Available through Design Miami and the co/rizom sales network.
Roma coppersmith Victor Clopotar launches a small collection of bowls created to emphasize the distinct identity of his craft for this years Design Miami Basel edition.
Victor is a ‘calderar’ – one of few left. He learned how to forge metal from his ancestors and hopes that his son will one day take over. After all, “People die, but they don’t vanish into thin air, they leave something behind for the next generations.”
Victor has been working with co/rizom to transform his products. Traditional pieces were stripped of their rustic elements to highlight the essence of his phenomenal talent, his three-dimensional imagination and unconditional accuracy.
video credits: Matei Plesa