Happy October

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This will be our forth Autumn in Ireland since our return from Hong Kong and I love this time of year .The leaves turn glorious shades of brown and the fields change colour from golden to burnt wheat. A slight … Read More

Cats in Celtic Mythology

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I always had a cat in the home growing up. To me a house is not a home until it as a furry little beast curled up by the fire . They are beautiful, independent and powerful. We have three … Read More

Monasterboice Cross

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Study of one of the crosses at Monasterboice ,co louth. Some of the crosses date early 10th century and one stands 6.5meters, the tallest in Ireland. The carving are incredible. The older crosses may prove a challenge to copy as … Read More

New Border Tiles being Developed

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We’re starting to work on some new tiles for our celtic look. We’ve already had some requests for border tiles, so here’s the first two being made. First the design is carved out into clay, here’s the first couple of … Read More

Stoneware vs Earthenware Tiles

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Stoneware Our tiny tiles (2″ inset tiles) come in both earthenware and stoneware.  The earthenware clay we use is a high quality very white clay which fires at a lower temperature (we fire to just under 1100 deg C).  As … Read More

The Story Behind our Logo

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The lonely tree. It stands proud upon the hill shedding mysterious silhouettes across the patchwork fields. It as become an icon of my Ireland . Celtic queens of old, fierce god like warriors spring to life and storytellers share the … Read More

New Website Launched

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Celtic Valley Ceramics launches its new website. This includes opening of its online shop which is selling Louise’s beautiful fairy and dragon name plaques, as well as our 2″ “Tiny Tile” range in stoneware and earthenware. The site also includes … Read More

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