Shanore News

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

A Lady Never Outgrows Birthstone Rings: December

If you’ve been following ShanOre, then you’ve seen the last few months I’ve written a piece on the Claddagh birthstone rings. Well, December is no different except those with December birthdays get to share their birthday month with Christmas and New Year’s Eve so I really feel for the December birthdays out there. Every month […]

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For Christmas or New Year’s – and for Better or Worse

In the Christmas season, the focus shifts to families and children.  If you’ve found the person you want to join your family and maybe start a new family of your own with, you might be wondering about the best time to pop the question.  It sounds very romantic to put a sparkling engagement ring in […]

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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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