Philip Noakes: Gold and Silversmith, A Passion for Silversmithing
A Passion for Silversmithing
Philip Noakes: Gold and Silversmith
Philip Noakes’ questing mind and life’s work have embodied his constant search for the refinement of his skills, leading him to become a renowned silversmith, goldsmith and jeweller.
The book, authored by Dorothy Erickson, celebrates Philip’s achievements as a major Australian designer–maker and traces his evolution as a master craftsman, discusses the influences on his design concepts throughout his career, the people he has worked with, his working methods and values regarding art, design and skill, his role in education, and significant exhibitions and commissions.