Talisman Gallery is created and run by artisan and blacksmith Ron Fitzpatrick. Ron’s main inspiration for his sculptures, mirrors and other metal art pieces comes from his morning meditation practise, “I like nothing better than seeing something in meditation, getting to the workshop, lighting the fire and trying to bring what I saw into being”.
One of Ron’s more recent inspirations is a range of steel and stained glass garden art pieces mounted on local sandstone. “I love how the light through the glass brings so much colour to a space”, says Ron.
Ron's other creations include small forged iron sculptures with mounted crystals, amethyst, rose quartz and Australian opal. Ron is also renowned for his range of art mirrors and clocks, unique designs with names like “The Goddess”, “Celtic Queen”, “Zodiac” and “Intersection of Power”, drawing on influences from ancient symbols, Celtic designs, and his own personal designs.