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Techniques he has mastered include raising, creating shapes
by hand from flat sheet metal; chasing, decoration hammered
on the outside surface of an object; repouss? decoration
in higher relief, embossed from the back or inside surface,
then chased in detail from the front; and engraving, decoration
carved on the outside. He is also accomplished in wax modeling,
casting, and finishing (polishing and patina).
Valentin Yotkov's art has appeared in international exhibitions
in Japan, Greece, Russia, Mexico, Italy, Mongolia, India,
U.S.A., and China since 1982.
In addition, private collections around the world proudly
include the creative genius of this Master Silversmith.
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