The West Waterford area is rich
in arts and crafts,
such as silk
and painting such
as Brenda Harris(above)...
|Visit the Simply Irish Knitwear
a great range of
and also other
local craft products...
No matter what occasion you need to
dress for Anne O'Leary will have
a silk piece to suit you.
Felix Faulkner uses gold, silver,
in her jewellery,
wood and stone.
Amanda Murphy designs and hand
that is mainly based on the
topography of the landscape
Simply Irish Knitwear
Simply Irish are a knitwear & crafts shop based in Kinsalebeg, Co. Waterford. They have been operating since 1982 and sell a large range of knitwear, aswell as products from other local craftspeople.
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Anne O'Leary Silk Crafts
Anne O'Leary operates her silk-craft business from Kilgabriel, Clashmore where she
produces fine quality silk scarves.A unique talent for blending colours combining with the luxurious quality of the silks is the hallmark of this beautifully delicate work. All scarves are hand painted and hand finished to the highest standard.
Her products are retailed at Simply Irish Knitwear's shop
in Kinsalebeg and also at Ardmore Pottery on The Cliff, Ardmore. On the left are a few samples of her work...
Contact Name: Anne O'Leary
Telephone: 024 96277
Amanda Murphy Ceramics
Amanda designs and hand builds a range of decorative ceramics that is mainly based on the topography of the landscape.
She uses a combination of glaze,
texture, oxides and crushed coloured glass to achive the effects of rivers and lakes crossing the landscape. She is based in her studio in Clashmore and visitors are welcome so please ring to organise a appointment. Some other stockists of her work are Ardmore Pottery, Ardmore, Co Waterford and The Kilkenny Shops in Cork, Killarney, Cashel, Galway and Dublin.
Contact Name: Amanda Murphy
Telephone: 086 6072137
Based at Ballyheeney in Clashmore, Glasscutter Sean Coyne
has a long tradition in the art of creating beautiful pieces of glass, having previously worked at the famed Waterford Glass factory at the Dungarvan plant. These days he creates commission pieces of glass for anyone who wishes to own their own treasured piece of Clashmore Crystal or for anyone in need of a piece for a presentation etc.
Contact: Seanie Coyne
Telephone: 024 96395
Brenda Harris - Artist
Brenda Harris was born in Dublin but has recently moved from Wicklow to Whiting Bay in West Waterford. Coming from a family background of craft, textile and fashion designers, a career she followed in the 70s, has kept her in close contact with colour and creativity. A full time artist for the past fifteen years, she paints mainly in oil and watercolours. Her paintings have been featured on numerous television programs both in Ireland and the U. K. and she exhibits in both solo and group shows throughout Ireland.
Contact: Brenda Harris
Telephone: 086 8371855
The Ardmore Pottery and Craft Studio initially opened its doors in the Summer of 1983. Mary Lincoln is the proprietor and inspiration for this gallery and workshop. She learned to throw pottery in the late 1970's and early 1980's. She then set up her own studio in May 1983. Initially it was very small and served the needs of tourists visiting the area. In 1987 she expanded the pottery into its current location.Gradually the business grew, and she expanded the range of products available, from supplying her own pots, to stocking the work of other Irish artists and crafts workers. Her continuing aim is to supply the very best of Irish quality crafts to her customers.
Contact Name: Mary Lincoln
Telephone: 024 94152
Website: Ardmore Pottery
Felix Faulkner Jewellery
Felix uses gold, silver, bronze and brass in her jewellery, sometimes incorporating other interesting materials such as wood and stone. She trained in Bulawayo and in Germany but nowadays her designs are influenced by the sea and landscape around her home in Cornwall. She is always glad to discuss special designs for Christenings and other special occasions.
Contact Name: Felix Faulkner
Telephone: 024 97370
Website: Felix Faulkner Jewellery
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