5 Celtic Traditions for Your Wedding

5 Celtic Traditions for Your Wedding

June 30, 2017

Whether you're looking to infuse a bit of your family's heritage into your special day or just love the design and symbolism of Celtic knots, these traditions are unique and memorable touches that you may want to include in your wedding whether you're of Celtic ancestry or not! In case you need a little help figuring out what's best for you, here's just a little background on five of the most popular Celtic wedding traditions to help you decide what feels most authentic culturally and appropriate spiritually.

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Four Walker Metalsmiths interns and helpers get their diplomas

Four Walker Metalsmiths interns and helpers get their diplomas

June 23, 2017

We are very proud of our graduates in the past and have every expectation that Elizabeth, Rachel, Lexi and Stephen will go on to do wonderful things with their lives. 

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My research on the Ardagh Chalice is now published

My research on the Ardagh Chalice is now published

June 14, 2017

Every three to five years there is an international conference where scholars, archaeologists and museum curators meet to discuss their latest discoveries and opinions. In 2014 Stephen Walker went to Ireland as one of the presenters at the Seventh International Insular Art Conference in Galway. After many delays, the book is now on sale. Order it now and you can get it for €54.00, €6 off the list price. 

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Apprentice Lindsey T is Graduating!

Apprentice Lindsey T is Graduating!

June 07, 2017 2 Comments

"My favorite thing to create is an engagement ring. I love being a part of such a special event, and helping plan out and bring to reality this ring that has been dreamt about for so long. It is such a special feeling knowing how much this ring means to the couple, and that it will be worn and cherished forever!" -Lindsey

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Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations Graduates!

June 05, 2017

As Steve and Sue prepare to celebrate their youngest child's high school graduation, we thought we'd look back at some of the special gifts Steve created for his children plus a few staff favorites to give you some graduation gift ideas for your own family and friends.  

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The Father's Knot

The Father's Knot

June 02, 2017 1 Comment

This strong and simple knot is designed as a symbol of “fatherhood”. The shape is an abstract acorn, which represents potential and growth. A subtle heart can be traced out in the endless interwoven path. Celtic symbols are full of mystery and imagination. With your mind’s eye you will find more meaning that speaks to you personally. 

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Introducing:  the Mother's knot!

Introducing: the Mother's knot!

April 28, 2017 1 Comment

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International Day of Celtic Art

International Day of Celtic Art

April 28, 2017

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Our Youngest Jewelry Designer

Our Youngest Jewelry Designer

March 31, 2017

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A Project for Lent- Cross of Cong Research

A Project for Lent- Cross of Cong Research

March 01, 2017 2 Comments

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Awesome piping at the Andover Robert Burns Supper

Awesome piping at the Andover Robert Burns Supper

February 01, 2017

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Celtic Wedding History & Traditions

Celtic Wedding History & Traditions

June 01, 2016

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Everglades Mystery Pendant

Everglades Mystery Pendant

May 11, 2016 2 Comments

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Custom Rings- How Does it all Work?

Custom Rings- How Does it all Work?

April 11, 2016 2 Comments

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Antique Irish and Scottish Jewelry Exhibit in Andover

Antique Irish and Scottish Jewelry Exhibit in Andover

March 18, 2016 2 Comments

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The Walker's Trip to the British Isles

The Walker's Trip to the British Isles

February 01, 2016 3 Comments

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Celtic Jewelry For Weddings

Celtic Jewelry For Weddings

January 10, 2016

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A Farewell to Fairport

A Farewell to Fairport

January 08, 2016

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How To Find Her Ring Size (without ruining the surprise)

How To Find Her Ring Size (without ruining the surprise)

October 08, 2015 1 Comment

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The Personal Side of Custom Jewelry

The Personal Side of Custom Jewelry

August 28, 2015

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Studio Tour at Walker Metalsmiths Studio to include demonstrations and presentation on Ardagh Chalice

Studio Tour at Walker Metalsmiths Studio to include demonstrations and presentation on Ardagh Chalice

October 17, 2014

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“Lost Art” Revealed by Jeweler at Celtic Art Conference in Ireland

“Lost Art” Revealed by Jeweler at Celtic Art Conference in Ireland

August 12, 2014

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Saint Columba - Colum Cille

Saint Columba - Colum Cille

May 27, 2014

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Celtic Jewelry Set With Rare Green Tsavorite Garnets

Celtic Jewelry Set With Rare Green Tsavorite Garnets

May 06, 2014

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