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DEREK BIRCH Silver & Enamel CADDY SPOON

(Code: DBTHcad)
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DEREK BIRCH Silver & Enamel CADDY SPOON
Birmingham 1986
Length: 8.5 cm

Commissioned by TALBOT HEATH SCHOOL, Bournemouth

Derek Birch (1941-2011) studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery and Silversmithing and then Birmingham College of Art 1957-62 and Royal College of Art 1962-5. Established a workshop in Lincoln and received many important commissions for the City of Lincoln with 3 being presented to the Queen. He returned to Birmingham in the late 1960's and taught full time - among his many students was Theresa Nguyen who holds him in high regard - "An inspiring teacher and mentor" He continued designing and making while teaching and retired from the Birmingham School of Jewellery and Silversmithing in 2006.

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