James Price

James is a professional blacksmith with over 15 years experience, his work combines contemporary design with traditional hot forging techniques and can be found throughout the UK and abroad. Originally having gained a BA hons in craft design at Brighton art college James went on to combine this with an apprentice type training which eventually took him to the Swiss alps. James taught Blacksmithing at Plumpton college earlier in his career and is passionate about both design and making.

My approach to teaching is very much hands on and I will give as much or as little as the student wants. Teaching for me is extremely rewarding and reminds me of the magic of what I do and helps me see it with fresh eyes.

I am inspired daily by the processes that I use. Forging is a transformative process that allows for huge creativity and luckily it is also very satisfying and a lot of fun too!


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