Five Contemporary Celtic Jewelers You Should Know About

By Bob Werber Like you, we love to spend time shopping the web for the most unique and interesting pieces of Irish jewelry. Today we’re excited about the A-team of very contemporary jewelers we’re seeing grow in Ireland. Their designs mix deco, ancient, eastern and other motifs with an Celtic sensibility that's totally classic and strikingly modern at the same time. Some pieces we particularly like: Enibas has boutiques in the Schull and Kinsale, two wonderful spots in West Cork. The name is an inversion of the top designer’s name Sabine, who started out in 1993. Enibas has a nice diverse line pendants, necklaces, cufflinks and more. We love this shops sleek, simple take on a Claddagh ring: …and a more modern 3-piece stacking “Croí álainn” ring in silver, gold and diamonds, also from Enibas. Yvonne Ryan is young...

Discover A Great Celtic Pendant

If you want to add a slightly more bold Celtic fashion statement to your look than you’ll get from just a ring, a nice pendant can be a real eye-catcher. Lots of designers are producing beautiful examples of Celtic cross pendants, silver Celtic Pendants, tree of life designs and other classic motifs. On the more contemporary side, we’re seeing some really interesting triquetera and triskele pendants. Right now, silver seems to be the most popular choice on all. Shop here for: Celtic Pendants Celtic Crosses You can find good, affordable pendants for under $30 on our site, or spend up to $900 if you want a knockout contemporary piece like the 18 carat gold sioraí (eternity) pendant by Brian de Staic pictured at left. Standout pieces include this sleek and unique Celtic Cross at left, and a lovely triquetera pendant (below)....