Tag Archives: Ireland

Bespoke Jewellery & commissions at Tracy Gilbert Designs

It is entirely possible to get a piece of jewellery made from a design that you have in your head! I love making pieces that have a meaning attaching to them and that resonate with those that wear my designs. So it makes total sense that I’d also be very happy to do this with […]

Finding Ways to Make it Happen!

You wouldn’t think that a car journey with your husband and a 10-month old baby would be the time most people decide to leave their job and start their own business. But anyone who knows me would tell you that it sounds just like me – I’m not afraid of taking the odd risk and […]

How to Wear the Claddagh Ring [Complete Guide]

how to wear the claddagh ring

The Claddagh Ring And Its History There are many pieces of traditional Irish jewellery including the Celtic knot bands and crosses which I adore but there has always been a special place in my heart for the Claddagh Ring. The Claddagh Ring is a beautiful piece of jewellery showing great craftsmanship and has a lineage […]

Irish landscape & heritage – hard not to be inspired!

I’ve been meaning to write about our family trip to Ennistymon in County Clare for ages now but the preparation for the National Crafts Fair in the RDS before Christmas was quickly upon me followed by preparing for Showcase (tradeshow) in the middle of January and then fulfilling orders from Showcase! We went to Ennistymon […]

Tracy Gilbert Designs & #WearingIrish

You may have seen recently on Twitter or Instagram a picture of Margaret Molloy wearing some of my jewellery. Looking great, as always! (both her and the jewellery :)) So how did this happen? Well, I have always been a fan of those trying to start something special. I love investing in new ideas (including […]