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...

Bring The Celtic Romance With Christmas Jewelry Gifts

Looking for a last minute bauble to show your favorite guy or girl that you’re together in your love of all things Celtic. Here are our picks to help you warm up the Christmas fire. For Her: Triskel Drop Earrings The old Irish triskel symbol of energy is reinterpreted here by Brian DeStaic, one of Ireland’s most creative and famous jewelers. Available in 10, 14 or 18 carat gold or in silver, they range from $57. up to $302. in price. These ear pieces combine beautifully with classic or modern style. For Him: Men’s White and Yellow Gold Claddagh Ring Nobody refreshes classic looks like the Claddagh better than Fado jewelry. This very masculine piece includes knot work and the famous heart hands and crown Claddagh symbol that stands for love and loyalty. $1,750. For Her: Sliver Claddagh "Love Loyalty & Friendship Ring with 10K...

Five Great Celtic Wedding Rings For 2015

At Celtic Jewelry Designers we search for only the very best in Celtic style. If you’re making ready for a wedding and want to find a spectacular ring that truly stands out, here are our five current favorite picks. 18k Ladies Narrow Corrib Claddagh band from Fado Here’s a very sleek, elegant gold ring that combines the classic Claddagh design with a Celtic knot motif. The old symbol of loyalty and love is given a super stylish treatment here by Fado, one of our finest Irish jewelry designers. Named for Lough Corrib, which flows into Galway Bay from the Corrib River. Variations on the same ring are available: The same 18k wedding band for men. A 14k gold version for ladies. The same 14k gold ring for men. A more affordable, beautiful version of the same ring in white gold. Ladies Trinity Knot Wedding Ring In Silver & 10k Yellow...

Great Celtic Jewelry For Men

When it comes to Celtic rings and other accessories, guys are totally comfortable dressing up their look with a bit of silver or gold. Men in Europe and the U.S. seem to be more attracted to pieces of jewelry carrying Irish designs than almost any other culture’s. Celtic knot rings, which can be either quite delicate or muscular-looking, depending on the materials, have become popular with some men who like to show off their Irish heritage, and others who simply like them as a style statement. And jewelry designers have come up and all sorts of tie clips and other accessories to adorn the modern fellow who likes Celtic.Click here to shop our full selection of Celtic rings and other jewelry for Men The classic Claddagh ring is the most popular type of mens Celtic ring for many jewelers (more here about the story behind Claddagh ring design)....

Shopping Smart For A Stylish Celtic Ring

Celtic rings may be ancient, but they just keep growing in popularity. Claddagh rings, Celtic wedding bands and the huge variety of Trinity knot rings out there have long had a following of Irish Americans. But these days, you can also see them on movie actors and rock stars the world over — many of whom just like to show off a little Celtic style even if they’ve got no Irish heritage. Irish and American Celtic rings come in gold, silver, platinum, with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, and in just about every other configuration you could possibly dream up. Some of the most interesting pieces we’ve seen lately are the Claddagh rings mixing silver and gold, and adding sharp modern accents to the old hands, heart and crown symbol (learn more about the meaning of the iconic Claddagh design here). Claddagh rings just happen to be one of the...