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Jim de Missolz

Jim de Missolz Metalworker
Contact
French
Hours:
Monday to Friday 08:00 - 18:00
Phone:
+33 145484705
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A journey into the past

  • • Jim’s iron workshop dates to 1893
  • • He trains at Les Compagnons du Devoir
  • • His workshop earned "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant”

Jim de Missolz is a blacksmith-locksmith specialising in fine locksmithing and furniture. In his historic atelier located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, he perpetuates the savoir-faire of iron craft with a unique expertise. He works with the greatest decorators and ministries who commission him to restore and create metalwork for them, as well as with a network of private clients. Jim started to learn the profession at the age of 16, when he entered Les Compagnons du Devoirs et du Tour de France. After ten years of rigorous training throughout France and Canada, his encounter with Monsieur Bonpunt led him to the great challenge of succeeding the master artisan and taking over his workshop: the last iron working atelier in Paris.

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Works

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Photo: ©Ateliers J. de Missolz
Interior railing

This is a forged handrail with a moulded flat iron frame and cording. The pattern is made from patinated brass.

Height 100 cm
Width 180 cm

Photo: ©Ateliers J. de Missolz
Constellation coffee table

Table composed of a large top and mirror polished brass base. The lower part was arranged in a constellation.

Height 45 cm
Diameter 120 cm

Photo: ©Ateliers J. de Missolz
Tabernacle

Tabernacle in flamed textured brass created for an abbey.

Height 90 cm
Width 50 cm

Photo: ©Ateliers J. de Missolz
Ecrin Joséphine

Ring case in solid textured brass with a secret opening.

Length 6.5 cm
Width 6.5 cm
Height 6.5 cm

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