What is Scottish Pebble Jewellery?
“Scottish Pebble Jewellery” is the name given to articles of jewellery made in Scotland mainly in the nineteenth century. These became some of the best-known and most colourful examples of products made from lapidary materials in Britain. “Scotch or Scottish Pebbles” (agates) were sourced from many areas.
What is Iona jewellery?
The Iona Shop A third generation family business, specialising in quality. Scottish jewellery and gifts. Seeking the finest products from. the smallest artisan workshops.
What are Heather gems?
Heathergems is a range of natural jewellery and gifts made with Scottish heather in Scotland. Heather is collected near Pitlochry and then dried, compressed and turned into our unique items.
What is Scottish agate?
The origin of the jewelry, also called Scots agate or Scottish pebble, dates roughly to the middle of the 19th century, when it first was produced in Scotland of silver and native agates and other stones, such as granite.
What is a Luckenbooth pendant?
The Luckenbooth brooch is a traditional Scottish love token: often given as a betrothal or wedding brooch. It might be worn by a nursing mother as a charm to help her milk flow, and/or be pinned to a baby’s clothing to protect it from harm.
What is Iona marble?
Iona Marble is found by diving from the beaches into under-water seams on the Isle of Iona, Scotland. This 2700 million year old rock is composed of a unique combination of serpentine and limestone. Known by some as the sacred stone of Columba, green marble has been treasured and crafted by jewellers for centuries.
Where is the Iona Community?
Iona, island of the Inner Hebrides, Strathclyde region, Scotland. It is 3 miles (5 km) long by 1.5 miles (2.4 km) wide, with its highest point just under 330 feet (100 m) above sea level, and is separated by the Sound of Iona (0.7 miles [1.1 km] wide) from the large island of Mull.
How is Heathergems made?
Dye the heather The stems are then put in a vacuum chamber into which a heated dye is released. It can take up to 2 days to get the dye fully into the heather. We then mix the dyed stems together to achieve the beautiful variations of colour and pattern unique to Heathergems.
What is Scottish jewellery?
Scottish jewellery is renowned around the world for the tradition involved in the styles and the production techniques as well as the beautiful designs often inspired by Scottish landscapes and history. A beautiful selection of contemporary jewellery, hand-crafted in the Scottish Orkney Islands.
Where can I buy Celtic jewellery in Edinburgh?
Scottish Jewellers & Giftware in Edinburgh, Scotland with Celtic Wedding & Engagement Rings, Heathergems, Luckenbooths, Celtic Crosses & Thistle Jewellery +44 7786884250 [email protected] Search Wishlist (0)|
What is Shetland jewellery?
Shetland jewellery hand-make designer jewellery in the Shetland Islands of Scotland, with stunning traditional collections including Celtic, Thistle and Rennie Macintosh style designs as well as beautiful contemporary designs, such as the wonderful “Mirrie Dancers” collection, inspired by the Northern Lights.
What inspires our jewellery?
Our jewellery is inspired by many Scottish landmarks, architecture and designers as well as our natural habitat. St Magnus Cathedral is one our many inspirations. Celtic style features strongly in our jewellery collections. We work with knotwork, spirals, and complex curvilinear patterns within our designs, all crafted in the Orkney isles.