Ribbon Torc

Section of a replica of the Dooyork Torc by Brian

Ancient Metalworking Techniques

Research by Brian Clarke

Brian has been doing research into some of the Gold items in the National Museum in Dublin, in order to discover how they might have been made in Antiquity. The main areas of interest to date have been the Ribbon Torcs the Flanged Torcs and the Lunulae. In particular Brian discovered how the Ribbon Torcs were made in Antiquity.

Images of some of the Ribbon Torcs made by Brian

Hollow Tube Torcs

Flanged Torcs


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