Paul Townsend's Profile
Hi and welcome to my ETSY shop ....
I am a self-taught silver smith living in Dubai. I am originally from the UK (Brighton) but have been living in the Middle East since 1997.
My Jewelry career began one boring summer in 2002, when my wife and two daughters had left the heat of Dubai for the relative cool (or rain) of the UK. This was a yearly occurrence that most expat males had to endure.
(Note: We were known as WANKERS – Wife Away No Kids Eating Rubbish)
I was wasting my time just looking through our local bookshop, when I picked up a book on making silver jewelry. I had loved metal worked at school and was the only boy in my year to get an “O” level in it, (probably due to my Dad being a precision engineer). I bought the book, and spent the rest of the afternoon reading it. The following week, when I joined my family in...
- Born on May 27
- Joined June 10, 2006