20 Jul 2019

CUHK Art Museum X Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Exclusive: Ancient Chain Making Workshop


The workshop, which is the deliverable of parts of the research project, is divided into two sections. It begins with a brief lecture by Dr. Sam Tong, Postdoctoral Fellow of the Art Museum, on the techniques of precious metal chain making in ancient China and their cultural exchanges with other regions in Eurasian, followed by a demonstration by Mr. Andy Tsang, an expert of jewelry production at Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co., Ltd. Participants are expected to finish a silver bracelet in ancient method under the instruction of Mr. Tsang.    

About The Instructor  

Dr. Sam Tong  

Sam is responsible for research and exhibition curatorial projects at the Art Museum after graduated from CUHK with a doctoral degree in Art History. He has been working on the research project “Ancient Chinese gold techniques” since 2016. His recent publications include “‘Loop in loop’ and ‘single wire braiding’: techniques for making precious metal chains in ancient China,’” Ancient Chinese Gold Techniques and etc.  

Mr. Andy Tsang

Andy joined Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co., Ltd. in 1994 as an apprentice while studying jewellery design at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. Now he is a professional jeweller with more than 20 years of experience and is responsible for the research and development of jewellery products.

* Equipment and material costs are included.

* Deposit will be returned to the credit card of participants in 2 weeks upon the attendance of the workshop. Deposit will not be returned if participants are absent from the workshop.

* Photo-taking and video shooting will be made during the event. Participants are required to give consent for the use of their photographic or video images identified by the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong for the purpose of education, administrative works and promotion etc.