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The Pillar of Friendship


At the British Artists Blacksmith Association international conference,at Ironbridge Gorge Museum,Shropshire,this sculpture was unveiled. On loan to Liverpool it is in a key position in the Liverpool one development and it will soon be returned  to Shropshire

Under the leadership of master smiths from nine countries, 300 blacksmiths from all over the world have worked together to forge the 15 separate pieces that make up the pillar the theme being reconciliation and friendship. Each of the 15 pieces was designed by a different master smith to provide his or her representation of friendship.

The Pillar of Friendship


At the British Artists Blacksmith Association international conference,at Ironbridge Gorge Museum,Shropshire,this sculpture was unveiled. On loan to Liverpool it is in a key position in the Liverpool one development and it will soon be returned  to Shropshire

Under the leadership of master smiths from nine countries, 300 blacksmiths from all over the world have worked together to forge the 15 separate pieces that make up the pillar the theme being reconciliation and friendship. Each of the 15 pieces was designed by a different master smith to provide his or her representation of friendship.

comments (3)

  • Chris
  • England
  • 3 May 2009, 02:04
What a wonderful thing!
Les Auld: And a grand idea Chris, thanks for the comment.
Liverpool will be sorry to lose this. Love piece of work.
Les Auld: Agreed Ron, thanks for the comment.
What a great idea Les, it actually fits in well with the modern buildings behind.
Les Auld: I was not aware it was there Brian, then I turned the corner and there it was, thanks for the comment.

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