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Christmas Catalogue 2021 - Jewellery

1. Kathryn Reid Jewellery

Kathryn is a highly skilled jeweller and maker based in Ballymoney with a first class honours in Jewellery & Silversmithing from the University of Edinburgh. Her handmade jewellery collections are inspired by the farm she grew up on and the beauty of the North Coast. Since 2018, Kathryn's small business has continued to grow allowing her to work full time doing what she loves and shipping her wonderful handmade jewellery all over the world.


Instagram: @kathrynreidjewellery


2. Jill Graham Jewellery

Jill Graham is a self employed Irish artist and jeweller. Jill designs and makes exquisite one of a kind jewellery in sterling silver and 18ct gold from her studio based in the Mourne Mountains. Her work is inspired by a fascination of organic structure and is available at selected galleries and shops across the country.


Instagram: @jillgrahamjewellery


3. Seek and Find Jewellery

Sarah Todd is a talented jewellery designer and owner of small business Seek and Find Jewellery. Sarah aims to design jewellery that is both beautiful and meaningful. Each piece carries a hidden message that is designed to empower and inspire the wearer. Her collections include Calm, Peace and Shine and feature a range of unique and beautiful necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings.


Instagram: @seekandfindjewellery


4. Fresh Fleeces

Fresh Fleeces is a small business that specialises in handmade jewellery featuring countryside animals. It was established in 2011 by jewellery artist Avril Manderson who is well known for her quirky commissioned designs. Each piece is crafted by skilled silversmiths at a studio based in Northern Ireland. The range includes necklaces, earrings, cufflinks, brooches, charms and bracelets and they also offer commissions.


Instagram: @fresh_fleeces


5. Ivy & Gold

Ivy & Gold is a small business run by Erinn, a mum from Ballymena who handmakes beautiful 14k gold filled, sterling silver and rose gold bracelets. These can be stacked and personalised enabling you to stay connected to what it is important. A popular choice for mums is the name or initials of their children -'Your world around your wrist'. In addition to personalised bracelets, Erinn also sells earrings, rings, anklets, cards and luxury 'Doing My Best' tote bags. The growth of the business has enabled Erinn to pursue Ivy & Gold full-time and look after her young daughter Ivy who has cystic fibrosis.


Instagram: @ivyandgolduk


6. Lines & Current

Lines & Current is a jewellery brand that was established by Belfast mum of three Rebekah in 2015. She now works alongside her husband Jon and a small team based in a converted linen mill in East Belfast. Her designs are influenced by the strife for simplicity in what sometimes feels like chaos. Each of Rebekah's designs are handmade from 925 sterling silver by silversmith Jackie and a small team who are based in Guangzhou.

10% of all profits generated from the business is donated to various charities. Since 2017, Lines & Current have partnered with SOS Children's Villages. From 2017-2019 their donation sent 64 African kids to school for a year, covering the cost of tuition, books and transport. They have also donated towards the SOS 'Youth Training and Employability Centre', which has enabled 400 vulnerable young people to learn new employability skills to help them build sustainable and happy livelihoods.


Instagram: @linesandcurrent


7. Eves Little Treasures

Mum of three Lucy runs small business Eve's Little Treasures based in the North Coast of Northern Ireland. The business was inspired from Lucy finding her own box of little treasures which included her baby bangle and a necklace from her granny. She thought it would be lovely for her daughter Eve to have beautiful pieces of jewellery to celebrate and remember special moments.

The business began as a baby bracelet for Eve and has since expanded to offer a range of beautiful personalised jewellery pieces including engraved necklaces and bangles in sterling silver and 9 carat gold. She also offers the option to add birth stones and even engravements based on handwriting from a treasured message to a loved one or a child's hand-drawn picture for a special present to a mother or grandparent.


Instagram: @eves_little_treasures


8. Danu Ceramics

Ruth Power is an artist, designer and maker based in Dublin who established Danu in 2015. The business specialises in handcrafted designer ceramic homewares and jewellery. Danu collections are handmade with one of a kind pieces inspired by travels, nature, wanderlust, antiquated trade routes and the country of Ireland.

Her jewellery collections include gorgeous glassware and gold vermeil/lapis lazuli jewellery ethically handcrafted by artisans in Afghanistan with an amazing story, porcelain and 22k gold earrings and necklaces and jewellery made from colourful krobo beads.


Instagram: @danuceramics


9. Story Designs

Story Designs is a small business based in Northern Ireland. It specialises in handmade necklaces and bracelets that each tell a story using morse code. The collections include Friend, Bride, Mama 1, Worthy, Justice, Loved, Inspire, Hope and Peace. Each piece of jewellery is made using a fine sterling silver or gold filled chain and three coloured beads. The delicate beads represent the dots, dashes and spaces of a chosen word in morse code


Instagram: @storydesigns__


10. Simplyn Jewellery

Naomi McFarland is a maker from Belfast, Northern Ireland who designs and creates beautiful jewellery pieces made from sterling silver which she sells through her small business Simplyn Jewellery. Her pieces include handcrafted necklaces, earrings, bracelets and pendants and she also offers bespoke commissions.


Instagram: @simplyn.jewellery


11. Alan Ardiff

Irish Jewellery Designer Alan Ardiff makes wonderfully unique jewellery from a combination of silver and gold. Many of his pieces have a moving element such as a jumping fish, birds swing and hearts roll. Alan like to works with a range of art media including bronze, etching, print, painting and wearable art pieces.


Instagram: @alanardiff


12. Cameron and Breen

Cameron & Breen is an award winning Goldsmiths based in Randalstown, Belfast. It is owned and run by contemporary goldsmiths, Martin Cameron and Laura Breen. They handcraft luxury one of a kind jewellery using traditional goldsmithing techniques and recycled precious metals, remodelled or ethically sourced gemstones. Their colour palette is inspired by local moorlands and flora. Their website offers a beautiful range of handmade jewellery and you can also get in contact with them for bespoke orders.


Instagram: @cameronandbreen


13. Soreja

Soreja is a small business run by Sophie that specialises in polymer clay earrings. Each pair is handmade in Northern Ireland and designed with intricate patterns and beautiful bold colours. They are a great accessory for making an outfit stand out. You can purchase a pair by direct messaging Sophie on Instagram.

Instagram: @_soreja


14. Ainduna

Annie is an artisan jeweller that makes unique statement pieces and whimsical figures made from sea glass foraged from the stunning coastline of Northern Ireland. The name Ainduna comes from the Irish Gaelic translation of County Down ; 'An Duin', where Annie sources most of her Sea Glass. Annie does not shape the seaglass which means each piece of jewellery contains a snippet of Irish history to wear and treasure forever. She also loves to design custom pieces.


Instagram: @ainduna8486


15. Pearl & Tusk

Pearl & Tusk is a jewellery and accessories brand based in Co.Down, Northern Ireland. It is run by Becky who takes inspiration from the grey oyster bays of Strangford Lough where she lives. Her products range from beautiful pearl bracelets, earrings, hair accessories and pearl beaded bags.


Instagram: @pearlandtusk


16. Hope & Light

Hope & Light is a charity established in 2018 by Laura, a wife and teacher after she attended a local talk on human trafficking and wanted to help vulnerable women and children. The business sells jewellery handmade by survivors of trafficking and exploitation in Asia. 100% of profits go towards helping them to work in a safe and dignified environment - Wear hope, bring life.


Instagram: @hopeandlightjewellery


17. Locker 64

Locker 64 is a small business based in Belfast run by ex-architect, maker and mum of two Kathryn. Kathryn handcrafts beautiful minimalistic jewellery using recycled 9ct Gold and 925 Silver. She is also providing a new repurposing service for people who have a sentimental piece of jewellery like a family heirloom that they would like to wear in a different way. A limited number of gift vouchers are currently available to buy for use between Jan-March 2022.

Instagram: @locker_64


18. Erincraft Jewellery

Erinn is a silversmith from Northern Ireland who handmakes beautiful sterling silver and gold vermeil jewellery from her studio in Co.Down, Northern Ireland. Her pieces are inspired by all things nature with florals, leaves, seashells and bees often featuring in her designs. Her product range includes earrings, bangles and necklaces which she sells through her small business Erincraft Jewellery.


Instagram: @erincraftjewellery


19. Maggie Napier

Maggie Napier is a flamework artist and contemporary jewellery maker from Banbridge, Northern Ireland. Her glass jewellery products include necklaces, pendants, earrings, rings, bracelets and cufflinks. She also creates an original range of artisan glass beads for artists who are looking for unique jewellery making components and bespoke jewellery commissions.


Instagram: @glassistudio


20. Luna Lapis Crystal Jewellery

Luna Lapis is a small business established by Laura in 2017 through her interest in crystals and their properties. The main concept behind Luna Lapis jewellery is ‘minimal with meaning’, designed to be cherished whether people wear them for their beauty, meditation, healing properties or birthstones. Each piece has a minimalistic design featuring genuine crystals that have been ethically sourced.


Instagram: @lunalapiscrystals

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