Feile Mi Na Nollaig Cairlinn

The Christmas season kicks off early with the Carlingford Christmas event Feile Mi Na Nollaig Cairlinn. The highlight will be the big shopping day on December 1st with carol singing, mulled wine mince pies and plenty to see around the village. All of the shops in the village will open from 10am to 10pm. Calingford Design …

Establish Change Exhibition

As a member of Louth Craftmark Designers Network I will be taking part in several events throughout the month. The highlight will be the Establish Change Exhibition which will run in the Basement Gallery in the Tain Arts Centre in Dundalk from November 17th. I will be showcasing three rings inspired by the spider lighthouses …

Get Crafty with Jewellery

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 …

Earring Commission

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 …