First Person

Maria Parsons, artist and metalworker

28th February, 2016
Maria Parsons Picture: Caroline D’Arcy

Award-winning jewellery designer Maria Parsons left Rathmines Tech in Dublin without the Leaving Cert, yet she never doubted her creative calling. She finally reached her goal of studying at NCAD in what she says were her “mature years”, after a year at the Bray Institute of Further Education. She completed a degree in Design and Metalwork in 2014 and went on to create jewellery for Newbridge Silverware. Her new collection, Terrible Beauty, is inspired by...

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