Bláinid earrings

Bláinid earrings

Names-Homespun

Silver Blánaid earrings; large semi-circular hoops with diagonal cross section, lightweight geometric shape, hand-made in our Dublin studio

From

€165.00


From

€165.00


These earrings create impact while remaining lightweight and comfortable to wear. Formed in 2mm square silver wire, the polished elements reflect light and compliment the matte finish. The appeal of the half-round shape is a constant in each Names Dublin jewellery collection. It is a shape which perfectly suits a large earring. The Bláinid earrings have a tactile quality which comes from the subtle movement while they are being worn. Also available in hard wearing, 18ct gold plated silver.

Daughter of Nora Ringwood, Bláinid Reddin was hired years after her mother, also as a waitress in The Country Shop. She became a true champion of Irish crafts, getting involved with The Crafts Council and Failte Ireland alongside Muriel. As a waitress, she would look after the regulars, groups of Dublin business men and artists alike who came to enjoy the open fire, hot buttered toast, fresh scones, potato cakes and crumpets. A place ‘which went to every possible length to disguise the fact that the big grey city lay outside its walls’.

-The above information was attained from Geraldine Mitchell's book on the life and work of Muriel Gahan 'Deeds not Words' 

Dimensions: each earring measures 4cm x 2.5cm. 

 

 

These earrings create impact while remaining lightweight and comfortable to wear. Formed in 2mm square silver wire, the polished elements reflect light and compliment the matte finish. The appeal of the half-round shape is a constant in each Names Dublin jewellery collection. It is a shape which perfectly suits a large earring. The Bláinid earrings have a tactile quality which comes from the subtle movement while they are being worn. Also available in hard wearing, 18ct gold plated silver.

Daughter of Nora Ringwood, Bláinid Reddin was hired years after her mother, also as a waitress in The Country Shop. She became a true champion of Irish crafts, getting involved with The Crafts Council and Failte Ireland alongside Muriel. As a waitress, she would look after the regulars, groups of Dublin business men and artists alike who came to enjoy the open fire, hot buttered toast, fresh scones, potato cakes and crumpets. A place ‘which went to every possible length to disguise the fact that the big grey city lay outside its walls’.

-The above information was attained from Geraldine Mitchell's book on the life and work of Muriel Gahan 'Deeds not Words' 

Dimensions: each earring measures 4cm x 2.5cm. 

 

 

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Clare Grennan and Laura Caffrey established Irish Design Shop in 2008. A love of Irish craft and good design led these two jewellers to set up a retail space which offered customers both. Irish craft was witnessing a revival at this time, with a new breed of Irish designer/maker producing exciting, design-led products which embraced traditional and new techniques.

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Our Story

Clare Grennan and Laura Caffrey established Irish Design Shop in 2008. A love of Irish craft and good design led these two jewellers to set up a retail space which offered customers both. Irish craft was witnessing a revival at this time, with a new breed of Irish designer/maker producing exciting, design-led products which embraced traditional and new techniques.

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