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Philip Noakes Sculptural Silver Video

Philip Noakes Sculptural Silver Video

  Philip Noakes – Sculptural Silver Video. Featuring works from the Sculptural Silver exhibition at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at UWA.

Passion for Silversmithing Book Review (Oz Arts)

Passion for Silversmithing Book Review (Oz Arts)

A memoir and a manual, beautiful photographs and detailed descriptions, like Noakes’ works, this book is pretty much perfection. PHILIP NOAKES is the master when it comes to gold and silver and in this elegant and erudite new publication published by the Western Australian Museum. We are served up an […]

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A Passion for Silversmithing,  Philip Noakes –  Book order form

A Passion for Silversmithing, Philip Noakes – Book order form

A PASSION FOR SILVERSMITHING      PHILIP NOAKES    –    GOLD  AND  SILVERSMITH DOROTHY ERICKSON Published by the Western Australian Museum, 2019. ISBN 9781925040364, 228pp, 220mm x 220mm. $70 Plus $10 postage and packaging Philip Noakes’ questing mind and life’s work have embodied his constant search for the refinement of […]

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Philip Noakes Sculptural Silver 25 May -17 August 2019

Philip Noakes Sculptural Silver 25 May -17 August 2019

Philip Noakes, one of the foremost silversmiths working and teaching in Australia, has dedicated much of the past few years to his passion for silversmithing. Focusing on form and enlivening his work with textures created by hammering, engraving and filing, he has produced a magnificent and varied collection of new […]

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Masters – Art of Precious Metal Object exhibition

Masters – Art of Precious Metal Object exhibition

Philip Noakes was chosen as one of 11 Australian Artists and the only Western Australian to exhibit at The Masters: Art of the Precious Metal Object exhibition, Victoria from the 14th September 2018 to the 29th January 2019. Eight pieces of  his recent sculptural silver works have been selected for the […]

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Philip Noakes article in Oz Arts magazine

Philip Noakes article in Oz Arts magazine

PHILIP NOAKES FIPG A Passion for Silversmithing Philip is one of the foremost silversmiths working and teaching in Australia. In recognition of this the Institute of Professional Goldsmith’s in London granted him Fellowship status in 2016. The only Australian fellow, he is a maker of fine hollowware and exquisite jewellery […]

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Raising a Copper Vessel  Video – Tony Holly

Raising a Copper Vessel Video – Tony Holly

  Contemporary Metal student and studio maker, Tony Holly, documented the making of a copper vessel and produced a short video to demonstrate the stages of hand raising. The work piece begins as a flat disc of metal that is hammered with domed wooden mallets on either a sandbag or […]

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Beyond The Immediate – Design Workshop with Brenda Ridgewell

Beyond The Immediate – Design Workshop with Brenda Ridgewell

  Brenda Ridgewell is the former Director of Jewellery and 3 Design at Curtin University, Western Australia, and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards.  She has exhibited her work throughout Australia, as well as in the USA, Japan, Singapore and the United Kingdom. She is leading a two-day […]

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Helen Aitken-Kuhnen to run 2 workshops in 2019

Helen Aitken-Kuhnen to run 2 workshops in 2019

We regularly invite acclaimed jewellers to visit our studio and provide specialised workshops in specific aspects of jewellery making. In September 2016, Helen Aitken-Kuhnen visited us and ran two three-day workshops in enamelling. Helen is an acclaimed Enameller and artist. With a career spanning 35 years, she is well known […]

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Philip Noakes talk at Lawrence Wilson Gallery   

Philip Noakes talk at Lawrence Wilson Gallery

 

On March 23, 2017, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery (UWA) played host to a thought-provoking and informative four-person panel discussion entitle ‘Jewellery Today’. The panel of respected and established contemporary jewellers included Contemporary Metal’s Philip Noakes, who was joined by co-presenters Jacquie Sprogoe, Christel van der Laan and Bethamy Linton and […]

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