Geology and Jewellery

November 25th, 2019 2:30pm Meeting

Speaker Sian Evans

Sian’s talk will be focused around her interests in the geology and Archaeology of Dorset. As a teenager she became a young archaeologist at the Dorset County Museum. She studied BA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Allied Crafts in London in the 80’s and had a very successful studio practice there creating award winning works of art. She will talk about ethics as a practising jeweller, the problem with diamond and gold mining, recyling and the environmental impact of mining precious stones and metals.