These Irish-made pieces by talented jewellery makers will add a statement to your summer outfits
Sometimes all you need is a gorgeous piece of jewellery to complete an outfit or to simply show someone you appreciate them. With these talented Irish made designs, all of whom are previous winners and runners-up in the Jewellery Category of the Irish Made Awards, get inspired to add something different to your usual looks.
We’re thrilled to announce Juvi as the sponsor of the Jewellery Category for the Irish Made Awards 2023. The brand is all about creating something that means the world to you, marking a special moment, capturing a memory, signifying something to be treasured.
Speaking about their involvement in the event, co-founder Julie Tynan said: “We are absolutely delighted to be involved in this year’s Irish Made Awards! With our’s hanging proudly in our office, we know how much an award like this matters to a small Irish business. We can not wait to see the wonderful work from this year’s nominees – the very best of luck to all!”
Meet some of the past Jewellery winners and runners-up in the Irish Made Awards:
Blaithín Ennis: Our 2022 winner of this esteemed category was Blaithín Ennis who went on to see her beautiful designs worn at the 2023 Oscars. Bláithín prides herself on her ability to source, manipulate and combine unusual materials from around the world to produce wearable, special and striking jewellery designs.
Inner Island: In 2021, the winner was Inner Island. Gemma O’Leary uses traditional goldsmith methods and modern technologies to make her silver and gold jewellery. Inner Island is a highly acclaimed brand that has received international recognition, with stockists across Ireland as well as in the USA, Japan and Europe.
Juvi: Our 2020 Irish Made Award winner was Juvi, who believe that every piece of jewellery holds a magical meaning. They are inspired by travel, the feeling of adventure and the beauty in nature. When they travel to source materials and gemstones we work with people on the ground and forge relationships around the world with craftspeople who have decades of experience with local gemstones.
Capulet and Montague: Our 2019 Irish Made Award winner was Capulet and Montague, which founder Lisa McCormack describes as “progressing and evolving”. With the simplicity of form and skill of creation imbued in her designs, the Longford-born designer allows the materials to speak for themselves within each piece, creating a clarity of form and design that is distinct within all her collections. Try these gorgeous statement earrings this summer.
Sandia Dublin: Our 2018 Irish Made Award winner and 2020 runner-up was Sandia Dublin, which was created in 2017 by Betzy Nina. Her inspiration comes from her native city along the coast of Venezuela. A blue wavy beach, soft bright sand and the tropical forest from the valley are always present when she is choosing colours and materials to include in collections.
Chupi: Our 2017 jewellery Irish Made Awards winner was Chupi, who design and meticulously craft jewellery with love in Ireland. Their mission is to create timeless heirlooms made with sustainable, solid gold and precious gemstones that last forever. Treat yourself and get this dreamy, polished gold ring.
The 2022 runner-up of the Jewellery category was Edge Only – a luxury jewellery brand for men and women, designed, ethically made and individually hallmarked in Dublin Castle, Ireland. Founded by Irish Canadian Jenny Huston, it endeavours to deliver clean, genderless design to all its customers.
2021’s runner-up is Annemarie Reinhold. Annemarie creates precious jewellery that celebrates nature using goldsmithing techniques. Each piece is designed and handmade in her studio in Cork City. She uses traditional methods such as embossing, scoring and folding to create timeless wearables.
Our 2020 and 2019 runner-up in the Irish Made Awards was Soul Engraver, who create beautiful hand-engraved jewellery in precious metals. All their work is inspired by stories, nature, moments and deep connections – between people or places, a heritage and a living culture. Everything they create comes from the heart and touches the soul. Soul Engraver captures iconic sounds as real-life sound waves, precisely hand-carved into precious metals.
Scribble and Stone, Helena Malone Goldsmith:
Blaithín Ennis and Martina Hamilton: