In a bid to showcase some of Ireland’s most talented jewelry designers, a new line of heritage jewelry with a contemporary twist, Celtic Promise, has been launched online.
“We’re taking a fresh angle on an ancient Irish craft,” says Síofra Hill, co-founder of Celtic Promise.
The designs are inspired by Ireland’s artistic and cultural past and features leading designers.
“I want to create a place to promote the talent of Irish designers to a wider audience,” added Hill.
From his studio overlooking Dingle Bay on the West Coast of Ireland, one of these designer, Brian De Staic, invests painstaking detail in every element of his jewelry designs and craft. His miniature works of art are inspired by the intricate artwork of the Book of Kells, and the wild and magical beauty of the Dingle Peninsula.
In focus: Ruairi Curtin Recently launched a new jewelry line called Celtic Promise
Another designer linked to Celtic Promise is Alan Clancy who immigrated to New York from a cattle farm in the West of Ireland. His yearning for a connection with home moved him to a career in promoting and designing Celtic jewelry.
Other top designers featured include Martina Hamilton, Garry Pillow, John Condron, Joseph Harbourne, and Paul O’Neill.
A wide variety of products are available on the site including wedding and engagement rings, gents cuff-links, and dainty necklaces.
Check out the Celtic Promise website here.
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