A history of Ireland in 100 objects – 10th Century Silver cone.
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It being the eve of St. Patrick’s Day this post looks at some examples of Irish silver from pieces like the Ardagh Chalice to contempory Irish silver.
This post explores the history of rosary beads in Ireland and the development of their design.
A few weeks ago I wrote about my visit to the National Museum on Kildare Street Dublin. At the time I was trying to find out more about a processional cross that was found near Ballylongford Co. Kerry.
Don’t worry this isn’t a post about equations and theorems. It’s about what happens when a talented silversmith gets their hands on a big sheet of metal and some maths equations!