A Dublin Silversmith – No. 22
Royal Charter Silver, a Dublin-based family business, crafts fine Irish silver based on the 18th. Century Irish Georgian period. The documentary shows master silversmith John Carroll, his son Sean and others making a silver teakettle. It covers it’s intricate design and construction, including the lost wax process, engraving the surface of the kettle before assembly, and final polish, demonstrating the skills and craftsmanship needed to produce fine Silverware. Made in 1980.
Commentary- Éamonn Mac Thomáis; Music- Jolyon Jackson; Paddy Glacken & Matt Molloy; Running time – 26 minutes