Pauline earrings

Pauline earrings

Names-Homespun

'Pauline' earrings, solid silver cube studs with raised diagonal cross-section

From

€65.00


From

€65.00


Measuring 6mm square and 5mm in thickness, these simple square studs are the perfect choice for everyday wear. Handmade in sterling silver, the solid square shape is slightly altered by filing into the surface to create a split level. This is further enhanced by the contrasting matte and polished finishes. Handmade in sterling silver, the Pauline earrings are also available in hard wearing, 18ct yellow gold plating.

One of the youngest Aran knit suppliers to the Country Shop in the mid 1930’s, Pauline Mc Donagh would sit with her sister Peggy at the back of mass on Sunday to get a good look at the patterns on the men’s jumpers, so they could hurry home and work out new Aran stitches. The most interesting patterns came from the far west of Inis Mór where a steady supply of handknits for The Country Shop came from.

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

Dimensions: Each stud earring measures 6mm square. 

Measuring 6mm square and 5mm in thickness, these simple square studs are the perfect choice for everyday wear. Handmade in sterling silver, the solid square shape is slightly altered by filing into the surface to create a split level. This is further enhanced by the contrasting matte and polished finishes. Handmade in sterling silver, the Pauline earrings are also available in hard wearing, 18ct yellow gold plating.

One of the youngest Aran knit suppliers to the Country Shop in the mid 1930’s, Pauline Mc Donagh would sit with her sister Peggy at the back of mass on Sunday to get a good look at the patterns on the men’s jumpers, so they could hurry home and work out new Aran stitches. The most interesting patterns came from the far west of Inis Mór where a steady supply of handknits for The Country Shop came from.

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

Dimensions: Each stud earring measures 6mm square. 

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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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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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