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:
enibas claddagh ring from ireland

…and a more modern 3-piece stacking “Croí álainn” ring in silver, gold and diamonds, also from Enibas.
enibas modern irish stacking ring

Yvonne Ryan is young designer in Dublin who has drawn a great deal of coverage in the Irish press and worked with a many international jewelry stores. We expect to see more of her work drawing attention in the U.S. This 25mm “rope medallion” on a 24 inch chain gives an Irish spin to a favorite old French rope pendantWe also love this slightly different take on the same design, with a tassel added.
yvonne ryan rope and tassel pendant

Juvi is operated by a husband and wife team out of Dublin. They have multiple collections, which use colorful gems wonderfully. Juvi’s pieces have an exotic eastern feel that we love! How about these Juvi Boho Three Little Disc Earrings
modern irish earrings
Shown here in labradorite, the earrings are also available in rose quartz, amethyst, acqua chalcedony, ruby and turquoise. It’s a a bright, super fresh design
Another great piece from Juvi is this Button Pearl Silver Bracelet with Swarovski Crystals. We don’t see too many good pearl pieces coming out of Ireland – this is very unique piece with style and impact.
irish juvi pearl bracelet

Here’s a set of Tube Triangle Earrings from Vivien Walsh. Vivien Walsh works out of a studio near Dublin, creating a varied, upbeat and colorful line of jewelry that’s been recently showcased in Irish Design 2015.

Finally, feast your eyes on this beautiful “Giant’s Causeway Deco Stone Wrap” from Willow & Clo. The studio is the creation of Chloe Townsend, who hails from Dublin, but studied her trade in Rome, Italy before opening her own Irish studio in 2012. Since then she’s gained a tremendous amount of attention with her unusual semi-precious jewelry line. This unique piece comes in Gunmetal/pink Peruvian opal or Rose gold/pyrite.willow & clo necklace

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