Martina Hamilton

Jewellery Designer from Co. Sligo

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Martina Hamilton’s jewellery designs come to life with a sea-borne, shimmering quality. The twists and textures of her works are drawn from 20 years working by the Atlantic-pummeled shores of County Sligo.

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Shore Collection Sterling Silver Pendant

€175

by Martina Hamilton

This Shore Pendant is a stunning statement piece in lustrous hallmarked sterling silver. Handmade in Sligo Ireland it is inspired by a fragment of weathered scallop shell found on Streedagh beach in North Sligo.

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Silver Irish Designer Pendant - Two Piece Shell Cone

€125

by Martina Hamilton

I love the movement in this piece; the two small shells are reminiscent of hare bell flowers growing wild along the seashore.

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Crio Sliogan Bangle

€198

by Martina Hamilton

Sliogan in Irish translates as shell. Croi Sliogan is the shells heart-core. Sligo is the Shelly Place. It was the beloved landscape of poet W B Yeats, who on the grey pavements of London spoke of Sligo as "the deep hearts core". This is the inspiration for our Croi Sliogan collection. The secret of this shell motif in hallmarked sterling silver the heart space it encircles.

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Bean Rí Pendant

€195

by Martina Hamilton

Bean Rí (She King) is an award winning collection in Sterling Silver and Gold by Martina Hamilton. Inspired by the mythological warrior queens of ancient Ireland and modeled on bronze age spear heads at the National Museum of Ireland, the collection was named best jewellery design by DCCOI at Showcase Ireland 2015.

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Shore Collection Sterling Silver pendant with cultured pearl

€105

by Martina Hamilton

Handmade Irish designer jewellery pendant in hallmarked sterling silver, with cultured pearl. This piece captures the naturally weathered surface of shell fragments by gently texturing the silver, adding a pearl for contrast. 2 cm H. Sterling silver pendant with cultured pearl. Snake chain 45.7 cm / 17 inch Sterling silver

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Croi Slogan Stud Earrings

€98

by Martina Hamilton

Sliogan in Irish translates as shell. Croi Sliogan is the shells heart-core. Sligo is the Shelly Place. It was the beloved landscape of poet W B Yeats, who on the grey pavements of London spoke of Sligo as "the deep hearts core". Croi Sliogan. The secret of this shell motif in hallmarked sterling silver the heart space it encircles.

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Shell Silver and Rose Gold Pendant

€310

by Martina Hamilton

Inspired by the random broken shells found on Streedagh beach in north Sligo, the contrasting charms of rose gold and silver are connected in precious metal.

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OYSTER PEARL 9 CARAT SOLID GOLD PENDANT WITH CULTURED PEARL

€650

by Martina Hamilton

Handmade hallmarked gold pendant with cultured pearl. This signature design from by Martina Hamilton features a sumptuous yellow gold oyster shell shape beautifully complementing the white pearl set in the contra-hollow. 2.5cm D disc of hallmarked solid 9 carat gold. Cultured pearl. 9 carat gold 2 bell chain 45.7 cm. 18 inches

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Croi Sliogan Designer Silver Drop Earrings

€78

by Martina Hamilton

Sliogan in Irish translates as shell. Croi Sliogan is the shells heart-core. Sligo is the Shelly Place. It was the beloved landscape of poet W B Yeats, who on the grey pavements of London spoke of Sligo as "the deep hearts core". Croi Sliogan. The secret of this shell motif in hallmarked sterling silver the heart space it encircles.

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Shell Silver and Solid Rose Gold Double Charm Bracelet

€125

by Martina Hamilton

Handmade in hallmarked sterling silver and solid 9 carat rose gold. The shells Martina picked with her family one afternoon on a beach in North Sligo gave rise to this collection. She was struck by the connections her children had with each other as they became engrossed in the joy of beach-combing, giving rise to the permanence of the interlocking gold and silver charms. 1.5 cm H sterling silver charm. 1 cm H rose gold charm. 16 cm sterling silver bracelet chain.

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In 2013 President Obama was presented a pair of Martina’s cufflinks inspired by a WB Yeats’ poem. Lucky him.

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Wearing The Wild Shore

Each piece of Martina Hamilton bespoke sterling silver and gold jewellery is designed handcrafted in her Goldsmiths studio in Sligo and hallmarked under the stringent quality conditions of the Assay Office of Ireland. An Irish hallmark is recognised around the world as a guarantee of the highest quality precious metal.