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Deirdre O’Donnell and The School of Jewellery

deirdre o'donnell

Note: apologies for the poor quality of some of the images.

I first wrote about talented goldsmith and designer Deirdre O’Donnell back in November 2011 when Deirdre was  setting up a jewellery school and was navigating her way through the establishing-a-business- maze. The business seemed fair set for success as it was plugging  a gap in the market and because of Deirdre’s stellar reputation as a craft jeweller and her passion for passing her knowledge on.

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♥ The School of Jewellery

Deirdre O'Donnell - earrings

I love jewellery.  It’s not that I trip the light fantastic to high-end jewellery shops or high street chains to stock up on baskets of bling but rather that I am passionate about beautiful hand crafted pieces.  I love looking at them in awe-struck wonder and appreciating the workmanship even if they are totally beyond my means.  It is of course important that the skills that go into crafting these wonders tumble-down the generations, so as a lover of hand crafted jewellery I was pleased to learn that one of Ireland’s  foremost practitioners of the art Deirdre O’Donnell is setting up a jewellery school in Dublin in 2012.

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