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Connemara Marble Jewelry

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At the outer reaches of Western Europe on the wild and rugged Atlantic coast, lies a magical hinterland that harbours Ireland's 900 million-year-old gemstone, Connemara Marble.

Mined from the region's oldest quarry between the Twelve Bens Mountains and Roundstone Bog, our stunning range of Connemara jewelry is handcrafted and polished to perfection in Dublin.

Make a striking addition to your Irish jewelry collection with a Connemara Marble ring in sterling silver.

Choose the perfect Irish gift for her with one of our beautiful selection of Connemara Marble earrings, featuring the much-loved Claddagh, lucky shamrocks, emblematic harps and hand carved roses.

Or browse our fine selection of distinctive Connemara marble jewelry, necklaces and Connemara Marble bracelets. Precious Irish gifts to be cherished always.

Frequently Asked Questions About Connemara Marble Jewelry

Where is Connemara?

Connemara is a region on the west coast of County Galway. When you go there you cannot help but be bowled over by its stunning beauty. It boasts a wealth of mountains, lakes, coves and islands. Oscar Wilde famously described the region as possessing a “savage beauty”

QuestionsIs Connemara Marble Jewelry Unique to Ireland?

Yes it is. Connemara Marble is a rare form of marble which is unique to this particular region. Greenish in colour. Connemara marble is one of the rarest forms of marble in the world. Deposits date back some 600 million years! The connemara marble forms when limestone is heated under pressure. While the colour is predominately green there are often shades of grey and brown seen throughout. 4000 year old axes made from Connemara Marble in the Stone Age can be seen in The National Museum of Ireland. Examples of Connemara Marble in architecture can be seen around the world including Wesminster Cathedral in London and the Senate Chamber and Senate Post Office of the State Capital Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

What Does Connemara Mean?

The word Connemara comes from the Gaelic meaning “Inlets for the Sea”.

Shop our unique collection of Connemara marble jewelry & own a piece of Ireland.

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