Vincent Tynan and Julie Danz
Vincent Tynan and Julie Danz are the talented Irish jewelry designers behind Juvi Designs, which is one of the leading jewelry companies in Ireland. This team has won several awards for their jewelry designs, which is inspired by the vibrancy and warmth of different natural elements.
Silver Friendship Necklaces
Silver friendship necklaces are very popular in Ireland and feature an interlocking design that is divided into two halves so two friends can each wear half. In Ireland, teenage girls often buy each other silver friendship necklaces as a tribute to their friendship and each girl proudly wears her half to show her special bond that she shares with the other girl.
The Traditional Meaning of Trinity Knots
The trinity is three different elements that are connected to form a whole such as in the Christian church where God is represented by the father, the son and the Holy Ghost. The trinity knot represents three elements combining and also represents the flow of creative energy that stands beneath the feat of the wearer and moves upwards into the world.
Male Claddagh Ring
A range of Claddagh rings are created especially for men and the design tends to be heavier so that it will suit the male hand better than the more delicate female counterpart. Claddagh rings for men that are set with a gemstone usually feature a single large gemstone as one of the main focal points of the ring. The design of a male Claddagh ring tends to be very durable and sturdy so that it will last throughout the life of the wearer.