Founded in 1783 by brothers William and George Penrose, with a vision to "create the finest quality crystal for drinking vessels and objects of beauty for the home”, Waterford still produces crystal which is sought after by collectors and connoisseurs around the world.
After qualifying as a reflexologist and holistic therapist, Joanne Browne, creator of the Jo Browne Natural Solid perfume, discovered her passion for essential oils. Joanne followed her dream to create, sensual, stimulating solid fragrances, using a process that can take up to six months. All fragrances are individually handmade using beeswax and essential oils.
Based at Swallow Studios, just outside Castleblayney, textile deisgner and hand weaver Liz Christy produces high-quality, handmade woven crafts which will last for generations to come. Inspired by paintings, poetry and the changing seasons, Lizs' contemporary, eye-catching pieces infuse a myriad of colours, drawing on the beauty of the Irish landscape.
The Red Rufus story begins back in 2008 when Rufus, the Irish Red Setter came to live with brand founder, Christina. Starting off by making SockDogs, the brand's staple product, for her children in 2008 the brand has continued to grow and grow. Red Rufus is now in its 11th year of business and continues to make its mark in the Irish Craft industry.
Situated high above the 19th century listed Georges Street Arcade in a hidden loft, are Irish jewellery designers and husband and wife duo, Barry and Addrianna Doyle of Doyle Design Dublin. A goldsmith and gem specialist respectively, they have been designing jewellery together for twenty years, with a special focus on quality, innovation and providing a personal experience for their customer.
An Irish family business based in South West Ireland, at St. Finians's Bay overlooking the magnificent Skelligs Rocks, Skelligs produce a vast range of chocolate products including truffles, bars, tablets, fudge which combine traditional methods and contemporary flavours and designs.