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Valhallas Silver at Púca Festival, Athboy, Ireland:

As you know, Valhallas Silver crafts our jewellery in the North of Ireland, taking inspiration from our Viking heritage. Living in Ireland allows us to immerse ourselves in Celtic side of history. We've been fortunate to recently attend and return from the Púca Festival in Athboy, Ireland — a vibrant celebration that breathes life into Halloweens Irish origins.The Púca Festival, celebrated in Athboy, Ireland, is more than just a modern festival. It's an exploration into the ancient traditions of Samhain. Samhain, a festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter, has been observed in Ireland for centuries. It's a time when, as legend has it, the veil between our world and the spirit world is thinnest, allowing for...

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The Casting of a Replica Arabic Coin Necklace Inspired by 'The Northman'

At Valhallas Silver, we're always inspired by the rich tapestry of history and storytelling. A recent project gave us the opportunity to pay homage to the film 'The Northman,' a cinematic piece that echoes our Viking heritage. We decided to replicate an Arabic coin necklace similar to the one featured in the movie. This intricate process involved sculpting and casting in silver, resulting in a piece that captures the spirt of the original design while being a unique creation of Valhallas Silver. This project was not just about replicating an item from the film but was a celebration of artistry and the blending of cultures - themes that are central to both the movie and our work at Valhallas Silver.Connor mentioned below...

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