|20060108||Artist and blacksmith David Petersen explores the history behind this skilled craft.|
1/5. The Making of the Tongs
The early history of iron working, from weapons made from meteorites to the skills of the Celtic blacksmiths.
|20060115||2/5. From the soft metal lances used by Roman soldiers to the hardness of a Samurai sword, artist/blacksmith, David Petersen, explores one of the blacksmith's main roles in early history the making of weapons. Then News.|
|20060122||David Petersen presents a series exploring the history of blacksmithing.|
3/5. Language, Spells and Healing
How the blacksmith has not only influenced the English language, but has also been seen throughout history as the worker of magic.
|20060129||David Petersen presents a series exploring the history of blacksmithing.|
4/5. Not Just Any Metal Gates
From the tomb of Eleanor of Aquitaine to the great gates at Hampton Court, artist/blacksmith David Petersen explores the emergence of blacksmiths who specialise in decorative ironwork.
|20060205||David Petersen presents a series exploring the history of blacksmithing.|
5/5. The Blacksmith and the Torch - The Emergence of the Artist Blacksmith
From Picasso to the artist/blacksmiths working in Britain today, artist/blacksmith David Petersen explores the emergence of the blacksmith as an artist in his own right.