About

Yvonne Ross Jewellery

“Contemporary jewellery lovingly hand-crafted using traditional goldsmithing skills”


Yvonne Ross is an award winning Irish Designer & Goldsmith based in the heart of Kilkenny City.   Operating from a boutique studio & showroom near Kilkenny Castle she is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday weekly.   Clients are always welcome to call in and browse the shelves for something special or to commission their own unique handcrafted piece.  For those wishing to order their own bespoke piece of handmade jewellery Yvonne has an extensive collection of precious gemstones to choose from with each jewel hand selected for their individual beauty. Over the years Yvonne has amassed a large variety of stones from around the globe. Her collection includes Rubies, Blue sapphires, Coloured Sapphires, Emeralds, Pearls and countless others.   And for those looking for diamond engagement and wedding rings Yvonne’s Gem A Diamond Diploma qualification helps to ensure you get the perfect stone for your future heirloom.   


To view Yvonne’s custom made jewellery or to discuss private commissions for alternative or traditional engagement rings, wedding bands, dress rings or any other special occasion call in to her Jewellery studio and showroom, 19 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny City.

Training

2015 Gem-A - The Gemmological Society of Great Britain, Diamond Diploma,

2011 Crafts Council of Ireland Jewellery & Goldsmithing Skills Course (Distinction),

2010 Gem-A The Gemmological Society of Great Britain, Diamond Diploma Practical Certificate (Grade A)

2004 Dublin Institute of Technology Fine Art Degree (Honours)


Awards

2018 Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce, Craft Producer of the Year

2015 Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce, Craft Producer of the Year

2012 Rds National Crafts Competition, Company of Goldsmiths of Dublin (Assay) Award

2012 Rds National Crafts Competition, 2nd prize Precious Metals category

2011 Future Makers Training Grant

Yvonne Ross

Originally from West Wicklow, Yvonne relocated from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2009 to study on the renowned DccoI Jewellery Skills Course. While studying she also worked part time with Master Goldsmith James Mary Kelly, taking on a full time position in JMK Goldsmiths after graduating with Distinction in 2011. In 2014 Yvonne launched her business Yvonne Ross Jewellery going on to open her city centre studio/showroom in 2015.

Yvonne has a background in Fine Art which she brings to her jewellery using clean lines and simplicity reflective of sculpture and architecture. Yvonne specialises in bespoke handmade jewellery made using traditional goldsmithing skills and using only there finest materials 

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