Carlingford Design House, established by resident goldsmith Garrett Mallon is a must see. Visitors can view Garrett working at his bench, creating pieces from gold and silver, or you can partake in classes and bespoke group lessons in his jewellery school on site. A craft classroom overlooking King John’s Castle provides an ideal setting to […]
Just a few pictures of a recent commission of a pair of earrings for a special birthday. They are made from sterling silver and rose gold with a beautiful mint quartz stone. These are pictures of just a few of the steps involved in creating the earrings – I hope to bring you some videos […]
A gift of jewellery can be a special way of saying something important to others. I was recently commissioned by the Irish Heart Foundation to make cufflinks for Dr Conor Ward, a leading cardiologist who helped discover the cardiac condition Long QT. These cufflinks marked 50 years since his life changing discovery.
Busy here at the National Craft and Design Fair in the RDS. I will be at Stand 70 from Wednesday 3rd until Sunday December 7th if you are calling to the show. On Tuesday we have the Carlingford Christmas Shopping event and Carlingford Design House will be open from 10am to 10pm with discounts available […]
After a walk along the Greenway from Omeath to Carlingford this morning I couldn’t help but notice the variety of wintering birds by the shore. This is a commissioned pendant I made recently of an Artic Turn, a bird which was of great significance to the couple. Does anyone else have an unusual favourite animal?