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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 […]

Jeweller Garrett Opens New Studio

Minister Ged Nash TD attempts to resize a ring under the watchful eye of Garrett Mallon, Karen Hennessy, CEO Design and Craft Council of Ireland and Frank O’Brien, Louth Leader Partnership at the official opening of Garrett’s Carlingford Design House, Carlingford. THERE was a full house for the official opening of Garrett Mallon’s new studio […]

Jewellery Design Portfolio

‘There is a great revival in the jeweller’s art,’ wrote Douglas Bennett in the 20th Anniversary edition of the Irish Arts Review. Whether in precious metals or unconventional materials, both new and established talents have pushed past the Claddagh ring barrier to take Irish jewellery into the realms of vibrant creativity. 2004 has been a […]

What a Gem

It was lucky for Garrett Mallon that there was a jewellery section on the youth training programme he was involved in – it was his way onto the pre-apprenticeship course at the Sir John Cass School of Arts in London After his training he took a job with Darby Brothers – a jewellery manufacturers in […]