Shanore News

Musings, ramblings and thought provoking articles from our team of talented writers - all views expressed are their own!

Ireland’s Love of Earrings Is Ancient History

When the topic of ancient Irish jewelry comes up, people tend to think of the Tara brooch, but brooches and cloak pins aren’t the only ornaments the ancient peoples of Ireland wore. Our fashion-conscious ancestors apparently wore earrings too.  The National Museum of Ireland owns earrings dating back to 800 – 700 BC – centuries […]

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Dazzling Diamond Designs for your Ears

It is getting to be that time of year again! For those who like to start early with their Christmas shopping it’s a great idea to get in on some gifts that have diamonds. Contrary to belief, not all diamonds have to be super expensive or flashy. In fact, they can be worn to business gatherings, churches, social occasions and parties […]

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October Giveaway: Win a Claddagh Heart Set Ring

The winner of the October Shanore giveaway is Mary Silverwind. Congratulations Mary. You’ve won our Claddagh Heart Set Ring. We’ll contact you by email to get your details. Thanks to all those that entered this month. Watch out for the November giveaway coming soon! From a red-headed hubby obsessed with everything Irish/Celtic to Kymberly Pray […]

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Get Tied Up in Knots

Knots don’t always get much respect.  Think about how we use the word.  Don’t get your knickers in a knot.  My stomach’s in knots.  Not much good about knots in those phrases.  But when you are talking about jewelry and design, Ireland wrote the book on knots, and the whole world wants to read it… […]

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