S/S BOOK OF KELLS - An intricate and alluring sterling silver pendant based on the famous Book of Kells, located in Trinity College Dublin.
Crafted by Aidan Breen who specializes in one-off items of gold & silver hollowware and jewellery. Dublin native and pioneer of the Renaissance of Celtic jewellery, Aidan was trained in his craft by a traditional seven-year apprenticeship as a “chaser” beginning at age 14 at M.H.Gill and Son, Church Furnishers in Dublin.
Aidan has been handcrafting jewellery for R & C McCormack for over 15 years. Watch this short video to learn more about how these fantastic pieces are created.
This Celtic design is inspired by an interlaced detail from a page in the Book Of Kells, the 8th century Irish illustrated Gospel Book.The interlacing is continuous and unending and because of this feature it has be thought that it is a symbol of eternity and constancy.
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