Christmas Gift Guide: Unique Handmade Christmas Gifts for Brothers

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Brothers are notoriously difficult to buy for, but it needn't be the case. By opting for Irish craft and design you can take the headache out of gift-giving this yuletide. Here are some of our stylish suggestions.

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Crafted from 4oz traditionally vegetable-tanned Tuscan leather, the leather Messenger Bag in tan by Carveon is designed for everyday use. Functional design and superior quality leather makes this bag perfect for carrying across the shoulder, while the bag's spacious suede interior is designed to hold both a laptop (up to 13") and any day-to-day essentials. €195.

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This traditional peak-style cap with button fastening is made from a 100 percent woollen fabric woven in the John Hanly & Co factory in Co. Tipperary. Their extra-long lambswool scarves are made from the softest lambswool yarns and are available in colours to suit all tastes. €39 - €41.

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If your brother likes to take a punt then the solid sterling silver Poker ring by Edge Only is the perfect gift for him. The ring features card suit symbols recessed into the metal: spade, club, heart and diamond. The beautifully made, 13mm wide heavyweight flat band is hand-enamelled with card symbols and has a highly polished finish. €199.

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The No 7. Cedarwood and Horsetail Herb Gentleman's Shaving Soap by Clarke's of Dublin is suitable even for sensitive skin due to its soothing recipe which includes cedarwood, Donegal seaweed, Meath beeswax, horsetail and Irish spring water. €8.50.

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The Aran sweater has become a design classic, making regular appearances in designer fashion collections across the globe. The Blasket jumper in navy marl by Irelands Eye is made in North County Dublin from 100 percent merino wool and is warm, soft, functional and fashionable. €89.95.

Once you have chosen a gift for your impossible to buy for brother, why not look for Christmas gifts for your sister?

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