Graham Ashford

A professional armourer since 2008. Graham won a QEST Scholarship apprenticing with Master Armourer David Hewitt at White Rose Armouries for 3 years. Working principally for reenactors, museums and collectors across the world. I have written pieces for historical periodicals and now work from my workshop in Fareham.

I prefer to allow students to do as much as possible, only assisting to keep the work on track, this way you can feel the piece is truly yours.

History, metal and the human form inspire my work; I love the process of putting the human form in the metal and understanding the history behind each piece.

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