BRASS DESIGN Midpark Cottage, Crossmichael Rd, Castle Douglas, Kircudbrightshire DG7 2LH Celtic designs etched in brass - bookmarks, brooches, hairclips, rings, bangles, coasters etc. CARRICK JEWELLERY LTD. 7 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 3HL. Traditional Scottish celtic ranges in silver & plated metal clan crests. CELTIC ART LTD. 3 Hawbank Rd. East Kilbride G74 5EU Silver Scottish jewellery. Sgian dubhs etc. CELTIC LEGEND Swinton Pottery 25/27 Main Street, Swinton, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3JJ Fantasy figures hand modelled in stoneware, inspired by myths & legends. CERAPH DESIGNS 47 Shore St, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty IV11 8XL Ceramic coasters, pot stands, trinket boxes etc Celtic & Art Nouveau COLLINS CRYSTAL Shaw St, Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6EB Wide range of Scottish designs including all clan crests. CORNADIA The Old Mill, Millnain, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire IV14 9AD Porcelain boxes, jewellery, oil burners, T.Shirts - Celtic designs FOUNTAIN OF DORNOCH LTD. Station Sq, Dornoch, Sutherland IV25 3PG Sutherland silver Celtic jewellery, heartland pewter & copper. GARVIE ENTERPRISES Kilmore, By Oban, Argyll PA34 4XX Silver earrings, plume brooches and charms in Scottish designs. Range of traditional Celtic jewellery. HEBRIDEAN JEWELLERY Iochdar, South Uist, Western Isles PA81 5QX Wide range of Celtic, traditional Scottish & wildlife designs HORIZON PORCELAIN Unit 4, Plot 4, Dalcross Industrial Est. Dalcross, Inverness IV1 2JB Unique range of porcelain gifts with Celtic design. ISLAND DESIGN The Leigh, Stenness, Orkney Isles KW16 3HA Celtic & traditional designs hand printed on textiles. MANACRAFT LEATHER COMPANY 106 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4ES Sporrans, kilt belts, and other Highland dress accessories & gifts MITHRIL JEWELLERY 38 edgemont St, Shawlands, Glasgow G41 3EL Inspired Celtic designs - silver & gold. Commissions welcome REUL LTD An Lanntair, Town Hall, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis PA87 2BX Range of Gaelic proverb cards, greetings cards and Gaelic posters RINANSAY Quoybanks, North Ronaldsay, Orkney KW17 2BG Exclusive design sweaters, incorporating Celtic motifs. SOLI DEO Anchor Buildings, Bridge St. Kirkwall, Orkney Isles KW15 1HR Figurines depicting myths & legends. King Arthur, Merlin, dragons etc. UIST CRAFTS Clover Cottage, Stoneybridge, South Uist PA81 5SD Highland & Island cottages, landscapes, wildlife, celtic ornaments etc. WOODCARVER (SCOTCREST) Shawfield Lane, Rosemont, Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6JY Clan crest wall plaques and key rings B & F HAY, CELTIC DESIGN 14 Campbell Crescent, Kingussie, Inverness-shire PH21 1JP Pictish pictures, celtic designs, cards, bookmarks. CELESTIAL GLASS 9 East Terrace, South Queensferry, West Lothian EH30 High quality leaded and screen printed panels - Celtic interlace CELTIC LEATHER Strome Ferry, Ross-shire, IV53 8UJ Celtic designs hand engraved and painted onto leather bags, belts etc DISCOUNT HIGHLAND SUPPLY Main Street, Gordon, Berwickshire TD3 6JN Highland dress, footwear, bagpipes, all accessories. JAMES GILLON FERGUSSON (Freelance Artist) 11 Cleghorn St, Dundee DD2 2NQ Carved miniature Pictish stones, Pictish jewellery & wall plaques. JARACRAFT Garson House, Stromness, Orkney Isles KW16 3JU Scale replicas of Pictish & Celtic stones, cists, jewellery & sculptures, hand finished in stone and cold cast metals. KELLS GOLD & SILVERSMITHS Drimcruaidh Cottage, Kintra, Isle of Mull PA66 6BP Celtic and traditional jewellery also spoons and letter openers set with semi precious stones. KELTIC DESIGN West Lodge Cottage, Crathes Castle estate, near Banchory, Kincardine-shire AB31 3QE Unique collection of glass, silk, wooden items and stationary using original and contemporary Celtic designs. TAIN SILVER 2 Kirksheaf, Tain, Ross-shire IV19 1PB Hallmarked silver brooches & accessories inspired by Celtic/Pictish art W B DESIGNS 84 Garry Place, Hallglen, Falkirk FK1 2QH Richly dyed silk scarves, T.Shirts & wall hangings with Celtic designs INK ENTERPRISES Dol Ddafydd, Bethesda, Gwynedd, N. Wales LL57 3LY Celtic designs hand printed onto Tee & sweatshirts, mirrors, greetings cards, stickers. TANTRA DESIGNS 48 Kensington Park Road, Bristol BS4 3HU Celtic, heritage and new age cards and window prints, notelets, Celtic silk scarves, enamels, T.Shirts, prints, cassettes, silver & pewter etc. ACRES WILD The Maples, Norwich Road, Carleton Road, Norfolk NR16 6RX Celtic pictures, cards, posters and ogham. SPIRIT OF THE ANCESTORS Simant Bostock, 24 Northload St. Glastonbury sculpture and photography inspired by our Celtic heritage CELTIC IMPRESSIONS 56 Horse Shoes Lane, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3HY Brass buckles, brooches, bracelets, necklaces, all hand made. WHITE DOVE PRINTS / CELTIC CONNECTIONS by David James, Tamarisk Farm, West Bexington, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 9DF. Celtic greeting cards, spiral design window stickers, quarterly Celtic journal. "Little Book of Celtic Designs". Commissions welcome. KELTIC DESIGNS / DRYAD GRAPHICS by Jen Delyth, Lower Mill Cottage, Hill End, Llangennith, Gower, Swansea, W. Glamorgan SA3 1HU TYWYN POTTERY Unit 8, Pendre Industrial Estate, Tywyn, Gwynedd LL36 9LW Bone china giftware, featuring Kells and Lindisfarne patterns, crests & logos, tartan mugs. BLACK DRAGON CRAFTS Bryn Talog, Pencader, Dyfed, Wales SA39 9BD Handmade leather goods with Celtic knotwork, wristbands, clocks, pouches, pendants, keyrings, mirrors, necklaces, etc. OGHAM CRAFTS 1 Hillcourt Road, Glenageary, Co. Dublin, Ireland Specialises in Celtic and Ogham gold & silver jewellery and gifts -------------------------------------------------------------------------- The following is a list of select reading material on Celtic Heritage. It is not a definitive list and you may wish to refer to other works in a related field that particularly interest you. Remember that there is no need to spend a fortune on books. Your local library will be able to help with most of the books listed below, through the Inter-library loan system. An asterix* highlights books that we consider to be particularly important studies. ** means highly recommended. THE HISTORY OF THE CELTIC PLACE NAMES OF SCOTLAND** by W.J. Watson Definitive work. 1986 Reprinted Birlinn 1993. Recommended THE HISTORY OF THE CELTIC LANGUAGE by L. MacLean (1840) London PLACE NAMES OF SKYE by Alex R. Forbes (1923) Paisley IRISH NAMES OF PLACES by P.W. Joyce (1875) Dublin THE PLACE NAMES OF ARRAN by Ronald Currie (1908) Glasgow THE BOOK OF ARRAN by J.A. Balfour & W.M. MacKenzie 2 vols. Archaeology & Folklore. (1910-14) Glasgow MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE CELTIC RACE* by T.W. Rolleston. Bracken Books (1986) A good introduction to Celtic mythology CELTIC MYTH AND LEGEND* by Charles Squire. Newcastle Publishing (1975) Similar to Rolleston EARLY IRISH MYTHS & SAGAS by Jeffrey Gantz Penguin Books 1981 LEGENDS OF THE CELTS by Frank Delaney. Grafton Books 1989 GODS AND FIGHTING MEN* by Lady Gregory. Colin Smythe (1979) CUCHULAIN OF MUIRTHEMNE by Lady Gregory. Colin Smythe (1984) VISIONS & BELIEFS IN THE WEST OF IRELAND by Lady Gregory (1920) Also any other of her works recommended THE CUCHULAIN SAGA IN IRISH LITERATURE by Eleanor Hull. London 1898. THE TAIN** by Thomas Kinsella. OUP (1986) CELTIC MYTHOLOGY* by Pronsias MacCana. Newness Books Includes comparisons with the Gaulish pantheon CELTIC MYTHOLOGY & RELIGION by Alex MacBain (1917) Stirling EARLY IRISH HISTORY & MYTHOLOGY** by T.F. O' Rahilly Dublin 1946. Excellent study, but heavy reading THE IRISH MYTHOLOGICAL CYCLE* by H. D.'Arbois de Jubainville Dublin 1903. A classic. Any of his works recommended. THE CELTIC REALMS by Miles Dillon & Nora Chadwick 1967 London Any of their works recommended CELTIC MYSTERIES by John Sharkey. Thames & Hudson EVERY DAY LIFE OF THE PAGAN CELTS by Anne Ross THE FOLKLORE OF THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS by Anne Ross B.T. Batsford (1976) Any other works by Anne Ross also recommended, but use with caution. THE CELTS by Nora Chadwick. Penguin THE CELTIC EMPIRE by Peter Berresford Ellis. (1990) London CELTIC HERITAGE** by A & B Rees. Thames & Hudson (1961) Highly Recommended, essential reading. CELTIC BARDS, CHIEFS & KINGS by George Borrow (1928) London IRISH FOLK AND FAIRY TALES by Michael Scott 3 vols. Sphere Books (1983) CELTIC WONDER TALES by Ella Young. Floris Books, Edinburgh THE TANGLE COATED HORSE by Ella Young, Floris Books. CARMINA GADELICA** by Alexander Carmichael. 6 vols. Rites & customs of the isles & Highlands. Excellent collection. Reprinted by Scottish Academic Press. (1972?) SILVA GADELICA** by S. O' Grady 2 vols. (Irish) 1892 Highly Recommended but hard to find TRACES OF THE ELDER FAITHS OF IRELAND* by Wood-Martin. 2 vols Longmans, Green & Co.(1902) Excellent Folklore. Hard to find CELTIC IRELAND** by Eoin MacNeill Dublin 1921 HISTORY OF THE CELTIC PEOPLE* by Henri Hubert 1 vol edition (1992) Bracken Books. Includes archaeology, language, migration, tribes, etc. CELTIC SCOTLAND:A HISTORY OF ANCIENT ALBA by Wm.F. Skene (1886) Edinburgh STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF DALRIADA** by John Bannerman Scottish Academic Press(1974) The definitive work on the Dalriada kingdom COLUMBA by Ian Findlay (1979) Victor Gollancz The story of St. Columba ADOMNAN'S LIFE OF ST. COLUMBA by A.O. Anderson (1961) Edinburgh HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CULDEES OF IONA by John Jamieson (1890) Glasgow SCOTLAND IN PAGAN TIMES by Joseph Anderson 2 vols (1883-6) Edinburgh KINGS & KINGSHIP IN EARLY SCOTLAND by M.O. Anderson (1973) Edinburgh THE CLANS, SEPTS & REGIMENTS OF THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS* by Frank Adam (1965) Edinburgh HISTORY OF THE HIGHLANDS & HIGHLAND CLANS by James Brown (1848) Edinburgh THE MACCRIMMONS OF SKYE by Fred T. MacLeod (1933) Edinburgh THE HISTORY & TRADITIONS OF THE ISLE OF SKYE* by Alex Cameron (1871) Inverness. *Reprinted 1994* THE WESTERN ISLES by W.C. MacKenzie (1932) Paisley THE LORDSHIP OF THE ISLES* by I.F. Grant. (1935) Edinburgh SCOTLAND THE ANCIENT KINGDOM by Donald MacKenzie (1930) Glasgow LOCH ETIVE AND THE SONS OF USNACH by Angus Smith. (1879) London HIGHLAND SUPERSTITIONS by Alex MacGregor (1901) Stirling A CELTIC MISCELLANY Penguin (1971) an anthology of Celtic poetry & prose THE PICTS by Isabel Henderson Thames & Hudson (1967) THE PROBLEM OF THE PICTS ed. by F.T. Wainwright (1980) Melven Press Series of articles on language, dwellings, art etc. Recommended THE SYMBOL STONES OF SCOTLAND by A. Jackson (1984) Stromness Some unorthodox theories on the Pictish symbols OGHAM INSCRIPTIONS IN IRELAND, WALES & SCOTLAND by Sir Samuel Ferguson (1887) Edinburgh A DESCRIPTION OF THE WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND** by Martin Martin (1695) folklore & customs. Hard to find THE SILVER BOUGH* by Marion McNeill. Folklore & belief, local & national festivals of Scotland. 4 vols. (1977) William Maclellan. THE FAIRY FAITH IN CELTIC COUNTRIES* by W. Y. Evans Wentz (1977) Reprint Colin Smythe. Good study of religion, the sidhe etc. at turn of 20th C. HIGHLAND SECOND SIGHT by N. MacRae (1908) hard to find THE SEER: STUDIES IN THE CELTIC TRADITION OF THE SECOND SIGHT by H.E. Davidson. (1989) Edinburgh SOCIAL HISTORY OF ANCIENT IRELAND** by P.W.Joyce (1903) Longmans, Green & Co. 2 vols. Hard to Find. Excellent study on a whole range of subjects, from education to druidry. THE WONDERS OF IRELAND by P.W. Joyce (1911) Dublin THE RELIGION OF THE ANCIENT CELTS by J.A. MacCulloch 1911 reprinted by constable 1991 THE CELTS by T.G.E. Powell. Thames & Hudson 1958 GODS OF THE CELTS by Miranda Green. Archaeology based. Very good, comprehensive study. Alan Sutton Publishing 1986 EARLY IRELAND by Michael J. O.Kelly. Cambridge Univ Press 1989 Archaeology, Irish prehistory SKYE, THE ISLAND & ITS LEGENDS by Otta Swire OUP 1952 THE HIGHLANDS & THEIR LEGENDS by Otta Swire Oliver & Boyd 1963 THE OUTER HEBRIDES & THEIR LEGENDS by Otta Swire (1966) Edinburgh THE ISLAND OF MULL by John MacCormick (1923) Glasgow JURA: AN ISLAND IN ARGYLL by Donald Budge (1960) Glasgow MYTH & TRADITION FROM WESTERN ARGYLL by K.W. Grant (1925) Oban THE PEAT FIRE FLAME by Alistair MacGregor. Moray Press 1937 Folktales & traditions FOLKSONGS & FOLKLORE OF SOUTH UIST* by Margaret Fay Shaw. RKP 1955 This has become a classic in its field. HEBRIDEAN FOLKSONGS ed. by J.L. Campbell (1969) Oxford WAIFS & STRAYS OF CELTIC TRADITION in 3 vols Lord Archibald Campbell. Tales collected from the Gaelic oral tradition - bi-lingual editions. 1891 Hard to find POPULAR TALES OF THE WEST HIGHLANDS** by J.F.Campbell 4 vols. 1890 Edinburgh. Reprinted 1983 Wildwood Press THE DEWAR MANUSCRIPTS by Rev. J. MacKechnie (1961) Glasgow (West Highland Folk Tales) SCOTTISH FOLKLORE & FOLKLIFE* by Donald A. MacKenzie (1935) London SCOTTISH FAIRY & FOLK TALES by Sir George Douglas (1892) London FOLKLORE OF SCOTTISH LOCHS & SPRINGS by J.M. MacKinlay (1893) Glasgow HIGHLAND FAIRY TALES FROM ORAL TRADITION by James MacDougall (1978) Cambridge PRIMITIVE BELIEFS IN THE NORTH EAST OF SCOTLAND by J.M. MacPherson (1929) London OSSIAN & THE CLYDE by P. Hately Waddell. 1875 James MacleHose A study of Ossian, and Fingal in Ireland. V. Good. Hard to find THE HIBBERT LECTURES** by John Rhys 1898 Williams & Norgate One of the best books on Celtic religion, hard to find BRIDHE: HER HISTORY, FOLKLORE & MYTH by Janet McCrickard. Date & publisher unknown Also highly recommended any works by FIONA MACLEOD, W.B. YEATS OR A.E. There are also many collections of Irish & Scottish folktales available.
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