Samantha Moore, 22, from Drumlough, Hillsborough is a silversmith and also a counsellor. The talented new graduate picked up the top business award for craft at the University of Ulster's annual prize-giving ceremony. Supported by Craft NI and Invest Northern Ireland, the third annual Craft in Business Award recognises emerging craft-designers who are fuelling the creative economy with an innovative approach to their craft.
What do you like doing on your day off?
I don't get many of them but generally relax with good food and a good book.
If you were to choose your favourite meal
what would it be?
Suckling hog medallions on apple mash from the Pheasant or just a big bowl of plain pasta smothered in butter, followed by anything chocolate
What has been your proudest moment?
When I was proposed to at the Belfast Giants game in front of 3000 people by my boyfriend dressed in the mascot's gorilla suit.
What was the most frightening moment of your
A bad car accident involving some ice, my first car and a big mean wall.
How would you describe your taste in clothes?
Whatever is clean.
What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Run away and travel a lot.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
The same as my proudest.
What music do you like?
Embarrassingly I love my musicals, but you can't beat 80's glam rock.
Describe your best ever holiday. What would
your dream holiday be?
My fiancé and I took a trip to Vancouver then got on a cruise ship and went up Alaska. Words can not describe how beautiful it is there.
What is your greatest remaining ambition?
To go on and work towards gaining a PhD.
If you could spend a day with a celebrity
whom would you choose?
Dita Von Teese
If you were stranded on a desert island what
three things would you want with you?
Factor 50 sun cream
|Car -||My car, a Honda Civic|
|Comedian -||Ed Byrne|
|CD -||Metalica S&M|
|Book -||Wuthering Heights|
|Actor -||Robert Downey Junior|
|Actress -||Helena Bonham Carter|