Alchimia Summer Course 2015

Patrick Davison

Mixed-Metal Techniques

July 6-10, 2015


Patrick Davison in his workshop in London

Patrick Davison in his workshop in Kent

This workshop will be focused on the amazing mixed -metal techniques, that Patrick Davison is using in his own work.

The process will be studied in depth to explore its structure and follow the evolution in order to arrive to new and surprising combinations and patterns.

Patrick Davison, jar, mixed metal

Patrick Davison, jar, mixed metal

By preparing special metal alloys and their specific solder as well as using familiar metals such as Silver, Brass or Copper, a vast range of combinations will be explored.  By the end of the workshop each student should have made his/her piece of jewelry in this magnificent technique.

The duration of the course is 5 days and 30 hours, the cost is 700€ + 22% Vat tax


Patrick Davison, Jar

Patrick Davison, Jar

This is Patrick’s second workshop in Alchimia. The first one part of the Alchimia MFA program was a great success and the students were enthusiastic about Patrick’s endless patience and passion.

Patrick Davison studied at the Glasgow School of Art and at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence. After graduation he returned to Kent in England and set up his workshop where he continues to work. He began to develop his own work exploring a variety of gold and silversmithing techniques and complimenting this personal practice with work in jewellery workshops.

Patrick Davison, plate

Patrick Davison, plate

Patrick currently works part time for Award winning Goldsmith Jesper Velling and as  technician at the Royal College of Art in London.
His work has been shown at Design Miami/Basel in 2014 and 2015 with Galleria Antonella Villanova.

detail of plate

detail of plate

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