Wendy Murphy is a jeweller, based in the Forest of Dean, and uses sterling silver and gold to make jewellery. As a qualified teacher she has been tutoring adult students for the last 13 years both with Adult Education and privately at workshops and longer courses throughout the UK. Wendy presents talks to clubs such as the WI, networking and business groups.
Hundreds of budding silver jewellers have come through her doors and emerged confident having achieved highly satisfying results by learning traditional artisan skills and techniques passed down the centuries and now, enhanced with modern equipment. Some students have even gone on to run their own jewellery businesses and teach others themselves.