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Alex Thiel Goldsmith


My Story

Alex Thiel is a goldsmith, a designer and a woman with attitude. She began her creative journey in her native Poland and found her creative home in Ireland. Originally a wedding cake decorator, Alex moved to Ireland in 2008. After working with a jeweller in Cork, who became her jewellery mentor she finally took the plunge and moved to Kilkenny to train as a goldsmith. In her interview for her college place at The Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, she sealed the deal with her edible flowers and metal interpretations of them. Alex graduated with a diploma in Arts from the National University of Ireland, Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills and Jewellery Design Course. Thiel has been shortlisted in two major jewellery competitions in 2017, Royal Dublin Society(RDS) Craft Awards and Irish Made Awards by Irish Country Magazine. Alex Thiel Goldsmith is connecting generations legacy by giving new or second life to pre-loved jewellery.