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Topic: This is the Gallery of Giovanni Celeste

This is the Gallery of Giovanni Celeste.

http://www.giovanniceleste.it



And his "Making Of" gallery, you'll find here: http://www.whip-basics.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=6307



In the section:  http://www.whip-basics.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=5466
you will find video reviews on his work.

I have a screwdriver. I am Legend...

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Re: This is the Gallery of Giovanni Celeste

Dear All, here we are!!!
This whip was the first whip i made this year and of course the first whip i post in this new thread:)
It was made for a performer only to make accurate targeting tricks.
The handle was made in tapered and wrapped rawhide 40cm
One internal belly ¾ of total length
12plt overlay to 8 plt point
8plt cracker

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20151223_114441_zpsev0lhdkh.jpg
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"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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Re: This is the Gallery of Giovanni Celeste

Gio what beautifully made ART!I really love the nuances of the color!  Is the plaited cracker artificial sinew?  That is another higher level of craftsmanship just on the cracker!
Well Done!

Inch by inch.

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Thank you so much Rachel, yes it was plaited in artificial sinew

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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I think that really shows your care for your craft, Gio.  It really shows.

Inch by inch.

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A great work of art, you make a brilliant job Gio. wink wink wink

Best wishes
Mario

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Thank you so much Mario!!!

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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Rachel McCollough wrote:

I think that really shows your care for your craft, Gio.  It really shows.

You are ao kind Rachel, thank you again

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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That's beautiful. You can't even tell it's plaited until you look close. It's absolutely smooth.

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Magnificent, Gio! Absolutely magnificent!

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Amazing Gio! That is a super sleek design. It screams accuracy.

He died for me, I'll live for him

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Gio!  I love all your whips, but the color on this one is my favorite.  It's so beautiful!!

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Thank you all my dear friends

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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Awesome Gio!  That is a very elegant whip- the tapered handle goes great with the lack of transition knot.

Yaprimascharif, Yahasanna Hadisany, elafinas tabachu, Dari chalemy elasin!

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This is elegance brought to life Gio. From handle down to cracker, a thing of great beauty.

One, two, three... "WOOF!"

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You are so kind, i'm very very glad.
Thanks again

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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very well done you did such a fine job on the transition from point to cracker.

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Hi Guys,
Here below another to works recently done.
The first is a 6ft target whip dark brown ready to be shipped in New Jersey.
Re. pics, it was very difficult shoot a good pics because of the bad weather and the dark color of the whip.
I can guarantee that the whip will look more beautiful in person.
Here some specs of your whip:
HANDLE: because sometimes i think "less is more" you'll find on the handle two kind of pattern.
From the heel knot to the ring knot you'll can see diamond pattern of 16 strands for the first 10cm, eight seam braid of 16 strands for the first 10cm, diamond pattern to the end of the ring knot.
KNOTS: Pineapple style or gaucho knot.
In other words you'll see that the pattern of the knots, handle and thong of the whip are costantly alternate:
•    Harringbone pattern on the handle heel knot
•    Diamon pattern on the handle
•    Harringbone pattern ( eight seam braid) on the handle
•    Diamon pattern on the handle
•    Harringbone pattern on the handle ring knot
•    Harringbone pattern on the thong to the end of the whip

The second work is a braided bag ready for the Fashion Week in Paris.
The bag is made of 128 roo strands plaited in back braid.
Ps:The blue square you can see on the pics will be always present in each bag i will make in the future.
The reason is my second name “ Celeste” that means sky blue color.
I hope you like it
Kind Regards
Gio
6’ whip
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20160218_095329_zpsazqn4p5h.jpg
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http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20160218_095009_zpso4hyue2t.jpg

The Bag:
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20160215_102151_zps9cpsfpyb.jpg
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20160215_103210_zpsgscsqze2.jpg
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http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20160215_102235_zpsdcgratnp.jpg
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a66/giovanniceleste/IMG_20160214_182846_zpspyyzeyhu.jpg

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it

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Re: This is the Gallery of Giovanni Celeste

Giovanni, wow talk about beautiful.
How do you put the signature blue in there?

Ron

What has 4 letters, sometimes 9 letters, but never has 5 letters ...

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Hi Ron, Thank you so much.
During the back braid i've dyed a very small part of the strand in light blue.

"Perfection has to be sought never reached. This is the only way to inspire and motivate creativity".               www.giovanniceleste.it