The History and  Romance of Rose Gold

The History and Romance of Rose Gold

April 29, 2019

Any item made by Walker Metalsmiths that is available in yellow gold can be made in Rose Gold.  The blush hue is often associate with romance and love which makes it very popular in engagement, wedding and anniversary rings.  You will also find that many of our pieces use rose gold to highlight white or yellow gold.  

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International Celtic Artists’ Conference in Andover, NY

International Celtic Artists’ Conference in Andover, NY

April 05, 2019

For years I thought it would be a great thing if Celtic artists working in the present could come together and meet to exchange ideas and inspiration. Now with the help of my friends, this is going to happen, very soon and right here in...

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St. Brigid's Day

St. Brigid's Day

January 31, 2019

Some things are seasonal. Some work isn't meant to be done everyday, but only at special times of year. Perhaps it's just nice to try to feel in tune with natural rhythms and accept that some things are only for now. St. Brigid's Day...

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The Traditional Burns Supper in Andover

The Traditional Burns Supper in Andover

January 10, 2019

On January 19, Andover will celebrate its 10th annual Burns Supper, but for the Walker Family, the tradition can be said to go back to the 1930s, and for the worldwide community of Scots heritage, it can be traced to 1801.

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Celtic Art: The Local Tradition

Celtic Art: The Local Tradition

September 11, 2018

I am pleased to announce an exhibit in Andover NY this September 21 to 29 will display locally produced Celtic art and design from the past fifty years. This special event honors the local tradition of Celtic art as lived by my teachers, students, my friends and apprentices.

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5 Celtic Traditions for Your Wedding

5 Celtic Traditions for Your Wedding

June 30, 2017 2 Comments

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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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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Antique Irish and Scottish Jewelry Exhibit in Andover

Antique Irish and Scottish Jewelry Exhibit in Andover

March 18, 2016 3 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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A Farewell to Fairport

A Farewell to Fairport

January 08, 2016

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Saint Columba - Colum Cille

Saint Columba - Colum Cille

May 27, 2014

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History of the Luckenbooth Brooch

History of the Luckenbooth Brooch

January 22, 2014 2 Comments

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Celtic Cross History and Symbolism

Celtic Cross History and Symbolism

September 09, 2013 4 Comments

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