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And now for something a little bit sapphire(y)

Forget the usual, choose a blue sapphire! Double halo rings are all the rage right now and whilst beautiful, we love to add some colour & depth to our one-of-a-kind pieces. This time, a sapphire got our ‘dressing up treatment’ & boy does it shine, with depth & clarity of vivid blue. We designed the ring […]

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A proposal with a difference; tying the knot with an unusual engagement ring?

We know, we know; diamonds are forever, we’ve heard it a million times! But recently we’re seeing a trend with clients wanting something that no-one else has and you know what, we think they’re right! Why not make your proposal with a coloured gemstone? Choosing an unusual engagement ring is hugely exciting, the variation in […]

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How to adopt a ‘Cradle to Cradle’ mentality?

We are halfway through this great read: ‘The Upcycle’ about creative design & how if we re-imagine the objects we surround ourselves with, we can slowly change society & allow for abundance rather than the constant rant of governments in relation to sustainability & our guilty emissions etc. Why be pessimistic about the planet when […]

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Making a perfect matching wedding band

Summer has landed and she is a beauty. The warm days are allowing our ‘brides & grooms-to-be’ a chance to get out there & tackle plans & preparations for the upcoming big day! A bit stressful, but it needn’t be, especially when it comes to buying a matching wedding band! Here in the goldsmithing studio, we are working on […]

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Purple Rain & Cocktails on a rainy Thursday

Its lashing rain on the skylights as we take photos of our newest creation. Purple Rain (for the week thats in it)? Or very wet, slate-grey, west of Ireland rain?  Were not sure whats falling on the windows, tucked away in the warmth of the design studio, camera flashing incessantly.  The colour of this stone lightens […]

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Pearl & Garnet Lily Ring

There have been a few colour combinations I have wanted to try with my jewellery in recent years.  Don’t get me wrong, diamonds are wonderful, but since we make a lot of wedding jewellery here in the design studio, I am constantly looking at white sparkles! Fabulous & all as diamonds are, even I get […]

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Re-design, re-model, re-love your old engagement ring

A ring has an inherent sentimental value; a piece with a legacy to wear into the future. But what if your old ring is a little outdated, the metal scratched or the setting crooked? It ends up sitting in a jewellery box, sad, lonely & unworn. Boo! Don’t leave it in the box; it deserves a new lease of life & […]

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