Former Bagpipe Busker willing to trade Celtic Jewelry for Photo

Former Bagpipe Busker willing to trade Celtic Jewelry for Photo

February 23, 2024

Thousands of photographs were taken. Help find at least one.

Were you a tourist in London, Dublin or Paris in 1975 – 1978? Did you see a street performer playing bagpipes? Did you take his picture? Was it Steve Walker? If you can share that picture with Walker Metalsmiths you could score some sweet Celtic jewelry.

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Coherent Geometry; Carved Molds and Ancient Methods

Coherent Geometry; Carved Molds and Ancient Methods

March 30, 2022

The great masterpieces of Celtic metalwork that inspired me were done with even less than the basic tools I had in the 1970s.

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Celtic and Pictish Key Patterns; the other kind of Celtic design

Celtic and Pictish Key Patterns; the other kind of Celtic design

November 05, 2020 1 Comment

The Picts were a medieval society that inhabited northeast Scotland in the 3rd to 10th centuries. Their mysterious history has been difficult for scholars to understand due to a lack of surviving written records, but the Picts have left an enormous record carved in stone. The style of their monuments puts them firmly in the greater Celtic culture, showing artistic themes closely kin to the sculpture, metalwork, and manuscript art of the contemporary Irish. 

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International Celtic Artists’ Conference in Andover, NY

International Celtic Artists’ Conference in Andover, NY

April 05, 2019

For years I thought it would be a great thing if Celtic artists working in the present could come together and meet to exchange ideas and inspiration. Now with the help of my friends, this is going to happen, very soon and right here in...

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