Fine Arts

Meet the expert: Garret Weldon

The president of the Irish Antique Dealers Association on Van Gogh and working in a chemical lab

Garret Weldon, president of the Irish Antique Dealers Association: fourth generation antique jeweller

Garret Weldon is a fourth generation antique jeweller (his great grandfather set up in business circa 1890) and they have been trading from their landmark premises on Clarendon Street, Dublin since 1940 specialising in rare and unusual antique jewellery.

After graduating from DCU with a degree in chemistry and French, his studies took an obvious path qualifying as a gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America and an expert in diamond grading following studies in ...