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 welcome Design and Crafts Council Ireland as our Jewellery Category sponsor, as well as being one of our headline sponsors for the Irish Made Awards 2022. DCCI is the national agency for the commercial development of Irish designers and makers, stimulating innovation, championing design thinking and informing Government policy. Their vision is that Ireland is recognised and valued for its culture of design and craft.
Have you got a jewellery business based in Ireland? Be sure to enter the Irish Made Awards now! Deadline is 31 May 2022. For details on how to enter, see the Awards page, and FAQs here.
Meet some of the past Jewellery winners and runners-up in the Irish Made Awards:
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.
Strata pearl earring, Inner Island (€145)
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.
Red Extremely Light Weight Necklace €59
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.
Dreamer Of Dreams 14k Polished Gold Diamond Ring €799
Annemarie Reinhold: 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.
Soul Engraver: Our 2020 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.