Buy Irish: Holiday Gift Guide Celebrating the Artisans of Ireland
Feel the love when you purchase extraordinary fashions, jewellery and objet d’ arts crafted by the talented artisans of Ireland. Make the holidays remarkable by gifting your loved ones with wonders evocative of the Emerald Isle.
Award winning contemporary jewellery and accessories designer Bláithín Ennis fabricates inspired ornamentation for the body out of unexpected materials. Her studio is based in the South East of Ireland, where every piece is designed and handmade.
Freyja Burgundy Beaded Hairpiece, Bláithín Ennis.
Freyja Hero Hairpiece, sparkling hair jewels with coordinating earrings by Bláithín Ennis.
Must-have large leather burgundy tote by Dublin based Julie Pello.
Saffiano Crossbody Green Croc by Pello.
Fabulous pop of color in an “everything-fits-in here” tote by Pello.
Impressed wallpaper patterns crafted into a cheese board, plates and bowls by ceramic artist Sarah Mckenna.
Impressed handmade pottery table lamp by Sarah McKenna, based in Dundalk, Ireland.
“Home is wherever I’m with you.” Handmade pottery tile with loving messages by Sarah McKenna.
Magnificent sterling silver Celtic ring by Irish jewellery designer and master goldsmith, Aidi Mac Dáibhi.
Dragon ring by Aidi Mac Dáibhi, based in County Kerry.
Majestic polo pony equine ring in sterling silver by Aidi Mac Dáibhi.
Breathtakingly intricate wedding bands by Aidi Mac Dáibhi.
Fusing art and avant-garde fashion, designer Sorcha O’Raghallaigh was born in County Offaly, Ireland. Mother of Pearl detail necklace and cloak.
Stunning bespoke Zodiac dress embellished with crystals. Sorcha O’Raghallaigh.
Striking cloak hand embroidered with Mother of Pearl buttons. Sorcha O’Raghallaigh.
Detail of headpiece, gloves and dress, embellished with crystals and pearls. It’s obvious why this designer has an international following of celebrities and fashion connoisseurs. Sorcha O’Raghallaigh.
Crystal bra with downy feather skirt ensemble. Sorcha O’Raghallaigh.
Charming “Hare in the Moonlight” plates by ceramic artist Karolina Grudniewska, based in Dublin, Ireland. KaroArt.
Fox reusable coffee cup in porcelain by Karo Art. A fun and whimsical way to go sustainable.
Custom made ceramic house numbers by Karo Art. Why have plain when you can have pizzazz?
Karolina also creates an assortment of contemporary art wall tiles. Check them out here. Karo Art.
Love Birds porcelain Christmas ornament by Karo Art.
Bold graphics on bespoke knitwear by award winning Fintan Mulholland, based in Monaghan, Ireland.
Knitwear designer Fintan Mulholland crafts experimental, avant-garde garments that offer an unexpected, organic approach to the celebrated craft of Irish hand knitting.
Exceptional men’s long cardigan by Fintan Mulholland.
Extraordinary wrap sweater with fantastic detailing. The knitwear by Fintan Mulholland are works of art.
More bangles please. A heavenly assortment by Eriness Jewellery.
14K Gold Blue and Diamond Ombré Butterfly Necklace by Eriness Jewellery.
14K Gold Rainbow Bezel Set Round and Baguette Ring by Eriness Jewellery.
Always pretty in pink. 14K Gold Diamond Huggies with Pink Sapphire Tear Drop earrings. Eriness Jewellery.
A dazzling collection of handmade, hand decorated pottery by world renowned Nicholas Mosse Irish Country Shop, County Kilkenny, Ireland.
Cozy country charm. Winter Robin custard cup. Nicholas Mosse.
Glorious Fuchsia tableware collection, based on the wild fuchsia hedgerows that line the little country roads in Ireland. Nicholas Mosse.
Of course beloved pups are entitled to lovely pottery dishes by Nicholas Mosse.
Beetled tartan crop top and full skirt by Kindred of Ireland. The ancient process of beetling linen dates back centuries and involves the fabric being dampened and repeatedly beaten with wooden blocks for hours on end. The result is a linen fabric with robust structure and a distinctive lustrous sheen. It’s an amazing process; watch how it’s done here.
Classic Irish linen blouse with full sleeves. Kindred of Ireland.
Jackie O oversized sunglasses in tortoise or black by Adore Jackie Creative Director/Designer Jacqueline Quinn.
Jackie O Square oversized sunglasses in tortoise, black or purple. Adore Jackie. These fabulous sunglasses are hard to find. Fashion designer Jacqueline Quinn has designed for many famous labels as well as her own brand and knows what’s up-trending and just what the modern customer wants.
The Jackie Gold oversized sunglasses by Adore Jackie. Fashion icon Jackie Kennedy inspired sunglasses with gold trim at the sides for extra glam.
Doesn’t this look just like horn? It’s actually bullseye glass, skillfully handmade in Belfast, Ireland. Bout Yeh Glassware Collection.
Vibrant handmade contemporary glass vase by Bout Yeh Glassware Collection.
Hope you enjoyed this sampling of incredible art, fashion and design by our top Irish artisans. When you choose a magnificent handcrafted gift you are not only giving a remarkable object, you are including the spirit of the artist who fashioned it as well. Value? Priceless.