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Gift Ideas
Blog Gifts Various 18 April 2018

Modern Communion and Confirmation Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year when lots of girls and boys may be making their first communion, being confirmed or celebrating in another way.  A gift of a handcrafted piece of jewellery is a wonderful and personal way to mark such a special moment! Let us giv …

Saw on the bench
Behind the Scenes Blog Goldsmithing 4 April 2018

Goldsmithing Skills and Tools – Piercing

Getting going on our ‘Behind the Scenes’ guided tour through our jewellery workshop, it’s a challenge to pick a starting point, or tool, to begin with given that everything in goldsmithing is so very intrinsically linked.   As one of the first skills t …

Bespoke Blog Various 28 March 2018

Bespoke – Simply Beautiful Birdies

Spring has sprung, the clock has changed and we are waking up to sunlight and birdsong!  Stonechats are wonderful little Irish birds.  They have given us our name as well as our raison d’etre – to handcraft small things of great beauty.  And they have …

Celebrating Irish Craft
Blog Various 14 March 2018

Celebrating All Things Irish

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, everyone on this small green island is getting ready for some serious celebrations, which is the way it should be!  Ireland has a lot to celebrate, to shout about and to be proud of. Here in Stonechat Jewe …

Six Pearl Pendant
Bespoke Blog 7 March 2018

Bespoke – Six Pearl Pendant

Sometimes people successfully hang onto small things for a very long time! One of our customers managed to safely store six beautiful natural freshwater pearls for over 20 years.  Then, one day last year, he brought them into us in the shop as he wante …