Christmas Gift Guide: Creative Kris Kindle gifts

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Kris Kindle gifts don't have to be boring. Here we've chosen some beautiful Secret Santa presents that may be small, but that certainly pack a punch in the design stakes. These crafty and clever designs prove that good goods really can come in small (and inexpensive) parcels this Christmas season.

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Pearl Reddington is one of Ireland's most exciting and innovative young Irish knitwear designers. This cool and funky knitted hat is made from 100 percent Merino wool which is traditionally spun in Co. Donegal and knitted in Dublin city. The hat features a handmade marbled pompom and a double fold-up band for extra warmth. Suitable for both men and women, the hat is knit using a two-by-two rib for a sporty stretch that will fit all head sizes. if you want to get ahead in the friendship stakes this Christmas - give a Pearl Reddington hat. €50.

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This delightfully pretty porcelain ring dish by Danu Ceramics features a grey watercolour glaze, 22ct gold accents and a gold dragonfly design. Measuring 10cms in diameter, the dish is perfectly suited for displaying small jewellery items or trinkets but also has a hook on the back thus allowing it to be wall-mounted. Each piece of Danu is handmade and unique and will therefore differ slightly to the item pictured, ensuring that each piece is truly one-of-a-kind. €25.

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Textile designer Jennifer Slattery has collaborated with third generation weavers McNutt of Donegal to create this unisex, limited edition, 100 percent lambswool scarf in a graphic lined design. Located in the seaside village of Downings, on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way, McNutt have been producing some of the world's finest weaves for over 60 years. This scarf is soft and light, yet warm and cosy. Each scarf comes in a beautiful gift box, is machine washable and measures 215cm x 28cm. €49.

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Kris Kindle gifts don't have to be impersonal with the Say My Name pendant by Orla O Visual Art. Each pendant is hand-sculpted from hard, white Ming porcelain and fired to 1,290°C in the potter's kiln. Choose a name, nickname or favourite word and say it with words this Christmas. €28.50.

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Field Apothecary have fast become renowned for producing some of Ireland's most beautifully-scented and considered candles. Their Peat candle is inspired by the scents and sights of the Irish countryside: "the air sharp with the scent of roots and nettles, the sight of hay gathered into glorious golden bales, mist rising from steep, wet banks and somewhere in the distance a peat fire unfurling tendrils of smoke". Field Apothecary's Peat natural soy candle is made in Ireland with a blend of high quality essential oils emitting notes of birch, rose and earth and makes for the perfect Kris Kindle gift. €40.

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Unique and unusual Christmas decorations make for great Secret Santa presents. This mouth-blown, hand cut glass bauble by Criostal na Rinne in Co. Waterford makes for a lovely Kris Kindle present that can be used and cherished year-in, year-out. Eamonn at Criostal na Rinne has over 45 years of experience in his craft and continues Waterford's crystal making and cut glass traditions in creating this beautiful object that can hang on the Christmas tree or in a window, reflecting sunlight, all year round. €35.

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These tea light candleholders by AIL+EL are made using concrete and are individually hand-painted with varying designs. Cheap and cheerful Kris Kindle gifts or stocking fillers, they come complete with a tea light - ready to add personality and light to any home. €10.

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