Jewellery Blog

Stay tuned to our blog for the latest news in jewellery business! We’ll be talking not only about vintage rings but about jewellery in general as well. Below you can find some interesting facts about gemstones and their crafting techniques, the differences between diamond cuts etc. We especially hope that you will find a lot of useful information in our Jewellery Guides section!


It always gives us great joy at Lorimat Jewellers to see somebody leave our shop at 24 Patrick Street in Kilkenny, delighted with a new engagement ring. Those people aren’t always newly-engaged brides-to-be, however – because thanks to our expert ring re-design service, many others go home with an engagement ring that’s virtually new too. […]

Wedding Ring Consultation Evenings

If you’re currently planning your wedding, then one of the big things to get right is your wedding ring. So much of what you organise for the big occasion (such as dress, shoes, flowers, reception, etc.) is just for the big day itself. However, your wedding ring is the thing you intend to wear every […]

When to give an eternity ring is something we’re often asked about at Lorimat Jewellers. It’s obvious when to give an engagement ring and wedding ring, but the customs surrounding eternity rings are not so ‘set in stone’ (pardon the jewellery pun!). Opinions differ on the best time to give one. And then, there are […]

The Ultimate Weddings Live show is coming to Kilkenny on Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1 – and we’ll be there with a fantastic collection of vintage-style wedding rings for both ladies and gents. We’ll also be offering you the chance to save €100 on the price of a pair of wedding rings. All […]

We were delighted to meet so many beautiful brides-to-be and their future husbands too at the Wedding Showcase held in the lovely Lyrath Estate Hotel last Sunday, October 4. There was great interest in our extensive range of vintage-style wedding rings – and some couples, with an eye on the future, even asked about our […]

If you’re shopping for a beautiful piece of vintage-style jewellery during October – or shopping at any time for somebody whose birthday falls during October – then it’s worth remembering that Opal is the birthstone for the month. We have many pieces featuring opals in all their glory, including this magnificent ring of a large […]

Celebrity Vintage Engagement Rings

If you’re a lover of vintage engagement ring designs, you probably know of several celebrities who already wear rings of vintage beauty, and you probably have your favourites. Here are some of ours! Come see us at 24 Patrick Street in Kilkenny to select your vintage engagement ring design and you too could soon be […]