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 Deirdre O'Donnell - Head of School.

Deirdre O'Donnell - Head of School.

For over 30 years, Deirdre has specialised in creating bespoke jewellery using 18ct gold and platinum.

In 2011, Deirdre founded The School of Jewellery Ireland and has since built it's reputation as an enjoyable place to learn.

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Paul Coyne

Paul Coyne

Paul Coyne joined The School of Jewellery Ireland in 2015, and tutors classes in the Part-time Jewellery and Goldsmith Skills Courses.

He is an excellent tutor and a great addition to the tutoring team. 

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Lavinia Reidy

Lavinia Reidy

Lavinia Reidy joined The School of Jewellery Ireland as a full time student on our Full Time Certificate Course in September 2016 - graduating with a high distinction.

She was accepted to the 2018 Full Time Higher Certificate Course, graduating once more with a High Distinction in June 2019.

Since August 2019, Lavinia has been employed as a tutor and goldsmith at The School of Jewellery Ireland where she has joined our team of enamelling and goldsmith skills tutors.

Her inspirations from the natural world, namely it's lunar aspects with the metropolitan and cultural foundations of her work environment and heritage, are conveyed in her intricate mix of simplistic and precise linear designs.

This is coupled with evocative, intricate textures and patterns combined with the use of bright stones to create eye-catching nuances within her pieces.

Lavinia also works alongside Deirdre O'Donnell in her Bespoke studio on limited edition collections.

  

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Nadine Foran

Nadine Foran

Nadine Foran joined The School of Jewellery Ireland as a full time student on our Full Time Certificate Course in September 2018 - graduating with a high distinction in June 2019. 

She was accepted to the 2019 Full Time Higher Certificate Course which completed in June 2020. Once graduating with a high level distinction, Nadine joined our team of goldsmith skills tutors in 2019.

Nadine has always been a creative person and has a love of vintage fashion. Her recent work draws on her facination with the solar system and our interaction with it.

She also explores the beauty and symmetry in features of Art Deco architecture and design.

Nadine also works alongside Deirdre O'Donnell Contemporary Jewellery in her Bespoke studio on limited edition collections.