Fernando Mayer Garea

Category: Jeweller
Birth Date: 25th July 1942
Birth Place: Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña)

Since 1969, he has been a teacher at the Technical School in Santiago (jewellery section).

 Work & Activities

WORKS: -Chalice made of silver and gold for the Pope. -Apostle made of jet for the Kings. -The inner of the tabernacle made of silver for 'St Pablo' Church in A Coruña. -The inner of the tabernacle made of silver for Sanxenxo's Church. -Crozier made of silver, gold and ivory for Monsignor Rouco Varela. -Total restoration of the Art Custody at the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. -All sort of jewellery made of silver, gold, jet and other materials.

 Other Interesting Aspects

In October 1957, he became national champion of silversmiths in the Sixth International Contest of Vocational Training, Madrid. In July 1961, he got an honourable mention in the Tenth International Silversmithing Contest, which was celebrated in Bonn (Germany). In October 1961, he was awarded with the 'A ibérica' for the work merit. In December 1966, he became national champion 'Orfebres A' in the Fourteenth Contest of Vocational Training, Cordova. In July 1975, he got the first prize in the Fifth Contest - Exhibition 'Profesor Mateo', Santiago.