Giant’s Causeway

Giant's Causeway, one of Ireland's top tourist attractions.

On the north west coast of Ireland, in County Antrim, is one of the country’s most striking landforms and popular visitor destinations, the world renowned Giant’s Causeway. The Causeway is a rock made of flat-topped polygonal columns that form 40,000 steps.  These geometrical shapes give the impression that the Causeway was not formed by natural […]

Traditional Celtic Jewelry is Coming Back On-Trend!

Traditional Claddagh ring with a contemporary twist.

We take a look at the trends in Celtic jewelry from the traditional to the contemporary. There has been a steady rise in the popularity of vintage themed weddings in recent years. The proliferation of social media may have had a hand in this as people joined Pinterest and Facebook in their droves in trying […]

The Ardagh Chalice

The Ardagh Chalice features rich Celtic knot decoration

In 1868 in the town of Ardagh, County Limerick, two men were digging for potatoes in a ring fort, believed to protect the potatoes from the blight that brought the famine 30 years earlier. They came across something hard in the soil and when they cleared away the earth they found a chalice and other […]

Ogham – Script from Ancient Ireland

Ogham is Ireland's oldest written language

The earliest form of the written Irish Language is Ogham, a prehistoric script dating back to around the 4th-7th century.  This form of writing consisted of a series of notches carved on the corners of large standing perpendicular stones. The stone inscriptions were written vertically from bottom to top.  An individual letter could contain between […]

Diamond Shapes

Diamonds come in all different shapes

Jewelry is a way of expressing yourself to the outside world. It can be an expression of love between two people and traditionally is used to signify landmark moments such as engagements or weddings in people’s lives. The selection and availability of jewelry for engagements and weddings alike has expanded vastly over the years as […]

The Book of Kells

Illustrated page from The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells was written in medieval Ireland over 1,200 years ago, about 800AD.  It took about 75 years to complete.  The book contains the four Gospels written in Latin by the Columban monks. It may have been partially written in Iona, Scotland before the monks took refuge in a monastery in the village […]