Birgit Duval Master Goldsmith

Birgit Duval Master Goldsmith

Artists & Artisans - South Africa

Birgit Duval is an award winning Master Goldsmith who was born and trained in Germany. After teaching and managing a workshop in Namibia she moved to Cape Town and began developing her own style combining her knowledge of traditional craftsmanship with Japanese techniques. Unconventional combinations of the Korean process keum-boo, sand cast, Japanese alloys and patinas are the basis of her bold and unique creations.


Winner of the Shining Light Award Diamond Design Competition 2008/2009

Master Goldsmith since 2004

3rd Regional Winner Practical Efficiency Contest 2002

Camber Winner Munich 2002


online exhibition at "Gioielli in fermento" in Italy 2020 and 2021

release of new collection "Shibui" at WaZa in Cape Town December 2020

Group exhibition "FIX" at Tinsel Gallery in Johannesburg April 2016

Group exhibition “Guilty Pleasures” at Lourensford Wine Estate July/August 2015

Group exhibition “Is Art Christmas” at the Is Art Gallery in Franschhoek Dec 2013

Group exhibition “Wood Works” at Is Art Gallery in Franschhoek April/May 2013

Art Walk at the Bijou in Cape Town 2012 and 2013