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LATE DATE: MEET THE MAKERS

16.07.15
LATE DATE: MEET THE MAKERS

Thurs 23 July, 6pm

Free event, no booking required, refreshments served.

Meet graduates from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills & Design Course discussing their work and enjoy live demonstrations of techniques.

Emerge & Make will be an exhibition of the 2015 graduates from the Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills & Design Course which is based in Castle Yard, Kilkenny City.  This is a unique programme in jewellery education in Europe and is the only one of its kind in Ireland. The course focuses on the use of precious metals and gemstones and covers design, quantity production techniques and manufacture. Specialist subjects such as engraving, enamelling, gemmology, stone setting and silversmithing are taught by experts from the jewellery industry in Ireland and abroad. The emphasis on design and craftsmanship enables students to successfully progress within the industry.