Studio hound (in training)


This summer I had to take a break from studio work for medical reasons. I was soon on my way to recovery – which for the first 6 weeks post-op involved mostly walking.

Between that and the spectacular summer weather we are having here, there seemed no better time adopt that dog the kids have been begging for.

Meet Cooper our new hound – we think he’s adorable and he’s good as gold. If he keeps this up he may be allowed put in an appearance in the studio from time to time! Continue reading “Studio hound (in training)”

Bangles are forever


Bangles appear to be your preferred choice for remodeling projects. It’s a great way to make your unused jewellery into something you will wear forever. Here are a few Continue reading “Bangles are forever”

When the cat’s away…


Summer is in full swing here, my customers are chillin’ in their favorite holiday locations (or so I like to think) and I am busy getting ready for Christmas (no joke!).  But every now and again there’s a day too good to pass up. Continue reading “When the cat’s away…”

A family affair


Traditionally a compass rose was worn by sailors as a symbol for luck and in hopes of returning to shore alive. Nowadays it is often a symbol for focus, direction and moving forward in life.

Long time ago Brendan’s wife gifted him a pendant of a compass rose and over time it has become a hugely important symbol to him. Unfortunately Continue reading “A family affair”

With me always…


Sometimes a project requires a bit of research, collaboration and a whole lot of skills you never thought you’d need at a jeweller’s bench!

It is not really a big surprise that Francesca had a hard time finding a goldsmith to take on her very special project. She was looking to commission Continue reading “With me always…”

Updated Website


Today I set out to fix “just a few” things on my website You know how it goes – just an hour or so…Then before I knew it Continue reading “Updated Website”

Little gems on the strand


No matter how often I walk the strand it always holds a little surprise for me.  Today I happened upon this gem of a patch of flowers gone wild…what a treat!! Continue reading “Little gems on the strand”

Signs of summer


It was a warm sunny day today in Dublin so I popped on my flip-flops and went for a walk down the strand.  I’m delighted to see Continue reading “Signs of summer”