Our Tutors » Enamelling Tutors
Jill O'Malley, Paul Coyne, Jess Marerro and Lavinia Reidy are our enamelling Tutors at The School of Jewellery Ireland.
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.
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.
Jill O'Malley started as a part time student at The School of Jewellery Ireland in 2014.
She subsequently completed both our Full Time Certificate Course in traditional Jewellery skills (2015) and further 2016 Higher Certificate Course in Traditional Jewellery Skills.
Jill is an accomplished tutor and has a wealth of knowledge regarding enamelling processes - she enamels all our champlevée jewellery in-house for our shop at Deirdre O'Donnell Contemporary Jewellery.
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.