Cara Sturgess the Irish jewellery designer of 'Loinnir Jewellery' studio based in Dublin managed to weave our unique history into something tangible. Multi-award winning, 2015 'Best Idea' of Ireland Best Young Entrepreneur in the Leo Fingal Region .
She then went on to study on The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland Jewellery & Goldsmithing Skills course. Since graduating in 2014, Cara has gained experience working in the jewellery trade whilst also designing pieces for her new collection of jewellery.
As regards work philosophy, Loinnir (which comes from the Irish word for ‘radiance’) is a fresh modern take on Irish jewellery. Presents the scenic landscapes, rich heritage and legends of Ireland in a new contemporary light. Working in precious metals, Loinnir has been created with a genuine desire to offer a modern take on Ireland, whilst still remembering the past. Each piece is designed and handmade in Cara's studio here in Dublin, Ireland.