THE IRON AGE CULTURE IN BRITAIN
http://www.kernunnos.com Another excellent site devoted to
Celtic coinage and its origins. High-resolution pics and comprehensive details,
maps showing Iron age tribes, etc.
Free Virtual Tours and e-Cards from Wales.
http://www.cwlwmceltic.co.uk/ Cwlwm beads are carefully cast in sterling silver amd encrusted with the eternal magic of original Celtic knotwork. In jewellery, they are carefully combined with genuine gembeads on bracelets, earrings and necklaces which are beautifully boxed and labelled.
Awen Celtic Spirit - Authentic Celtic Art: Awen Celtic Spirit is a shop in the Romano Celtic town of CAERLEON. We sell all things Celtic, Arts & Crafts and much more!
http://www.welsh-cottages.co.uk Coast and Country Holidays - 250 Welsh self
catering holiday cottages. Check availability and online booking
http://www.Celticwestwales.com Discover the Myths and legends surrounding Celtic
http://www.www.lastminute-wales.com Last Minute Wales - A directory of Welsh sites
useful for booking that Last Minute break in Wales. Find; accommodation,
places to eat, things to see and do and many other interesting links
Wealleans of Blackdragon lives and works in West Wales. Unique Celtic beads and
wooden jewellery. Celtic and animal totem pendants, brooches and earrings;
one-off necklaces using wood of your choice.
http://www.rhiannon.co.uk/ The Welsh Gold
Centre. Designer Celtic Jewellery by Rhiannon -original and beautiful designs,
hand-made in silver, gold and Welsh gold. Created by Welsh-speaking
craftworkers in the heart of rural Wales.
Celtic artwork of renowned Welsh-born artist Courtney Davis. Books,
prints and other products incorporating Courtneys art. Recommended site,
incorporating some extremely fine artwork.
http://www.sharpe-designs.com/ Curious Celtic Collection - designs based on insular British art and the Sutton Hoo hoard.
http://www.craftsmidwales.co.uk/ Crafts Midwales - hand-woven baskets from willow and hedgerow materials using traditional basketmaking techniques, also garden products and fleece rugs.
information on the history and ancient sites of West Wales. Created as a useful
guide and reference site for http://www.celticcottages.co.uk
where traditional holiday
accommodation can be found in the heart of Pembrokeshire.
http://www.zzounds.com/edu--bodhranresourceguide The Beginner's Resource Guide to the Bodhrán - The bodhrán is an ancient Irish instrument that has gained mainstream popularity over the last 50 years.
http://www.celticwanderings.com/ Celtic Wanderings - amazing Celtic Photography from the Ireland and Britain, Photographs of Ireland, Scotland and England. Take a journey with the Celtic Wanderer as he evokes a romantic vision of a time gone by and a slower pace of life of the Irish, Scottish and English countrysides.
http://www.jimfitzpatrick.ie One of the
‘greats’ of the Celtic art revival of this century. Known worldwide, there is
stunning artwork on this site! Highly recommended.
http://homepage.tinet.ie/~celticmoon Quality Celtic
artwork by Sara McMurray-Day of Celtic Moon Design, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.
http://www.celticraft.co.uk A collection of Celtic craftware and Ulster site
longest-established bodhran-maker, Malachy Kearns. All you ever wanted to know
about the bodhran, including the unique book "Wallup!" by Malachy
himself. This is THE site for Irish bodhrans. Malachy's instruments are used by
Riverdance, The Chieftains, Christy Moore and many others. Instruments are sent
worldwide, on-line purchasing facilities.
generation Uilleann piper Kevin Rowsome
http://www.rowsome.ipfox.com Five generations of Uilleann piping in the Rowsome family
Webpage dedicated to Uilleann piper / pipemaker Leo
http://www.celticimpressions.com/ Celtic Impressions…Jewellery handcrafted in the spirit of the Celts by John and Anne Daly.
http://www.greyfriarsantiques.co.uk Greyfriars Antiques - Edinburgh. Quality antique Scottish jewellery .
http://www.hebrideanjewellery.co.uk Hebridean Jewelry - manufacturers of silver and gold jewellery from the Pictish and Celtic periods through to the new millennium range.
http://www.dunnoon.co.uk Dunnoon of
Scotland - Handcrafted Clan Crest Jewelry, Celtic Jewelry and Wedding Kilts
http://www.andrewscarvings.co.uk/ Andrews Carvings - original hand crafted wooden sculpture.
http://www.rowan-tree-scotland.co.uk Specialist holidays in the Highlands of Scotland, focusing on
culture, Celtic heritage and environment. Much valuable information on ancient
sites and locations.
site devoted to 5000 years of history, monuments and archaeology of this
special area of Argyll on Scotland’s west coast. Well recommended.
http://www.north-scotland.co.uk Excellent Scottish site dedicated
to Pictish carvings, history and information. Growing rapidly and well
recommended, lovely photos of carvings and very informative.
http://www.bookofdeer.co.uk Excellent site dedicated to the history
and research of the ancient Gaelic illuminated manuscript The Book of Deer.
http://www.ancientquest.com Site dedicated
to Celtic history, folklore, ancient wisdom traditions, religious studies and
musicology. Based around the work of Karen Ralls-MacLeod, author of the
recommended book ‘Music and the Celtic Otherworld’.
quality hand-crafted Celtic leatherwork from Ullapool on Scotland's north west
coast. Many beautiful items to choose from, created in an area of breathtaking
Highland beauty. On-line purchasing facilities.
http://www.picti.co.uk The Celtic
artwork of James Mackenzie-Summers. High-quality work.
Summer Courses, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Edinburgh. Many
options to choose from including Gaelic for beginners and advanced.
http://www.celtic-watches.com/ Beautiful and unusual watches
from Scotland, in Celtic styles and incorporating a variety of Celtic designs.
If you wear a watch, why not be different and make it a personalised Celtic
one? Further products by this company can be seen at http://www.celtic-and-scottish-gifts.com/
http://www.musicinscotland.com Music In Scotland. The best in traditional
music from the Celtic nations.
Flavour of Scotland Landscape
photos of Scotland
http://www.celtictrails.co.uk Guided tours
of ancient sites in Scotland. History and cultural information, workshops and
more. The sites visited are within an hour’s reach of Edinburgh.
http://www.north-scotland.co.uk Almost 8000 years of Scottish history available online. Well recommended and informative site, much valuable information.
http://www.ootthewindae.net Site about the book “Memories of a Childhood in Glasgow”, by David Reilly. Fascinating account of the author’s life in The Gorbels. Read how it really was!
The Machair, Isle of Iona
ISLE OF MAN
The Archibald Knox Society - The mission of the society is to promote the legacy of Archibald Knox both nationally and internationally, thus furthering the artistic and cultural identity of the Isle of Man and attributing to Knox his rightful place in the history of the decorative arts as one of the foremost artists/designers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Leather goods handmade in Cornwall, Celtic illumination.
http://www.cornishfolklore.com/home2.htm Cornish Folklore Society -
celebrating and promoting Cornish folklore, myth and legend to a 21st century world audience.
http://www.puregifts.biz For something completely different - Celtic designed marble boxes inlaid with Gemstones such as Lapis Lazuli and Malachite.
http://www.meynmamvro.co.uk/ MEYN MAMVRO
magazine. Long-established quarterly magazine dedicated to the ancient stones
and sacred sites in Cornwall. Produced and edited by Cheryl Straffon, author of
"The Earth Goddess - Celtic and Pagan Legacy of the Landscape", and
other well-recommended books.
http://www.arbedkeltiek.com/ Excellent source of Breton books,
music, instruments and culture in general. Run by Breton historian and musician
Gweltas ar Fur. English translations on all sections.
Site dedicated to Breton National costume, with history and also sales. Located in Brittany. Useful information.
http://www.lindisfarne.org.uk Fully comprehensive site
covering all aspects of the Island of Lindisfarne. Much recommended site
devoted to this Holy Island of pilgrimage.
Celtic Art by Michael Tingle
Maker of fine handcrafted musical instruments since 1989.
Clarsachs made in the traditional way,from native hardwoods,
and with the soundbox hewn from a solid block.
http://www.ukltg.com/indexceltic.asp LTG (Living the Gospel) organise pilgrimage holidays that journey to the heart
of Celtic Christianity in the British Isles through worship, lectures and
Music - Hilary Rushmer presents CD's and cassettes of traditional and original
melodies from the British Isles, played on traditional instruments.
Christianity in East Anglia, England. Members and Friends of the Community
share news and events, and items of interest in and around the region.
http://www.leithes.co.uk/index.htm Leithes.co.uk - The site of Alexander Leithes, author of a novel based on Irish myths and legends centred on the character of Mananan MacLir. Articles, stories and useful links to other mythological resources
stoneware pottery by Damian O'Keefe, including large and small pieces decorated
with a variety of original Celtic designs. Commissions undertaken.
http://www.chrisdown.co.uk/ The Celtic
artwork and greetings cards of Chris Down. Recommended site for Celtic artists.
http://www.celtic-designs.co.uk Celtic design clip art on CD ROM. Not
run-of-the-mill tack, there is some really nice work on this CD ROM which comes
with comprehensive instructions for varied uses. Illustrations can be seen on
the web site.
http://www.lesleydavies.co.uk Celtic artwork, quilling, calligraphy and other beautiful and unique work by Lesley Davies. Excellent and varied site.
http://www.celtic-stonecraft.com/ Celtic crosses, Celtic & Pagan plaques, Welsh Dragons, and more. Original designs cast in stone then carefully hand-painted.
http://www.walshbrothers.co.uk/ Clocks Watches and Jewellery
http://www.whirlingdragons.be Celtic artwork site by Belgian artist
Jan Derboven. Very intricate, beautiful and unique work, and an excellently
designed site. Recommended.
Exhibition of European artefacts
mainly from the Iron age, with history of Celtic tribes of this region. Fine
high-resolution pictures and English text-option
http://www.geocities.com/icons_2000_cy/icons.html?948142937050 Very beautiful site of Byzantine
Icons by a brilliant Bulgarian artist. Byzantine, Coptic and other Eastern
influences are evident in the great manuscripts such as the Book of Kells.
Wonderful paintings to inspire and uplift! Highly recommended site.
http://www.harp.net/Kora/Festival.htm Details of the
Celtic music festival Celtic Days on Lake Constance in Switzerland. Information
about the Celtic harpist Kora Wuthier and her CD "Turquoise".
http://www.replik.de/ Replica Celtic
and other historic jewellery from Germany, by Markus Niedhardt.
http://www.celtic-art.net/ Quality site
entitled "The World of Celtic Art". Based in Holland and run by
enthusiastic Celtic artist Peter Oostervink. Well worth a visit.
http://www.ma-gic-art.de/ Replica ancient
glass artefacts, fine reproductions, unique high quality glasswork from
produced small magazine dedicated to the European Celtic tradition. If you read
Italian you’ll enjoy this one. If not, the artefact pictures alone are well
http://BardofAvalon.ifrance.com The Bard of Avalon - An evocation of the Celtic Otherworld.
http://Pilgrim.ifrance.com Myth and Music to inspire the Heart
http://www.geocities.com/keltia_art Beautiful Celtic artwork by Vitor
Gonzalez of Asturia (the Celtic region of Spain). Original designs by a
dedicated and enthusiastic artist. Recommended.
http://www.skalk.dk Danish magazine devoted to prehistoric and medieval archaeology, history, and related subjects. Web site has English text option. Publication in Danish, distributed worldwide.
USA AND CANADA
http://celticcrossgallery.com/index.html Celtic Cross Gallery - decorative crosses for your home and garden
http://www.curransbooks.com Old and hard-to-find Irish books.
http://www.curranart.com Oliver Curran, artist of the Irish famine.
http://www.dragonfire.ns.ca/ Traditional Hand tooled Celtic art repoussed on solid copper.
http://www.kelticdesigns.com/ Celtic crafts by Jen Delyth, drawn from
Celtic mythology and the mysteries. Designs inspired by the spirit at the heart
of the ancient tradition. Silk scarves, cotton throws, fine art prints, silver
jewellery, hand-printed T-shirts, recycled paper stationery and more.
http://www.mccelticdesign.com The beautiful
and intricate artwork of Michael
Carroll. Exquisite detail, and authentic materials used. A site for enthusiasts
of quality Celtic art. Recommended.
The site of unique
contemporary Celtic artwork by Steve O’Loughlin. Includes picture-gallery of
paintings, links to other artists etc.
http://www.ninthwavedesigns.com The Celtic
artwork of Irish-American artist Lisa Laughy. Examples of quality paintings by
an experienced and dedicated Celtic artist.
http://www.postgatejewelers.com Quality gold Celtic jewellery in
traditional styles, made by dedicated Celts in California. Ancient
artefacts with their history.
http://www.celtic-connection.com/ THE CELTIC
CONNECTION. Widely distributed full newspaper-format Celtic magazine produced
in Vancouver, Canada, dedicated to 'Celts Everywhere' and with a large
following in Canada and USA. Bi-monthly publication, sent worldwide.
Contemporary news, books, music, sport, culture and more. Of much interest to
Celtic enthusiasts anywhere on the planet.
and dedicated Celtic re-enactment organisation based in California, with
newsletter 'An Tarbh', and information/events about the Celtic scene in
America. Delightful and friendly folk!
http://www.metal-art.net/ Fine metalwork
sculpture by M.C. Foley, USA. Quality works incorporating Celtic and Classical
artwork. Section on Celtic crosses. as well as other items with elaborate
http://www.castlebay.net/ Traditional and contemporary music from
Maine, available on CD’s and cassettes, focussed around the Celtic harpist
Julia Lane. Recommended recordings
by musicians who often visit the Celtic Countries for inspiration.
http://www.sumon.com/ Sculpture and
tiles incorporating ancient spiritual symbols, including the Celtic cross. Various other cultures are represented.
http://www.celticattic.com Various ancient spiritual traditions
represented on this many-faceted site, including a new all-Celtic section with
http://www.geocities.com/celticbook/ Excellent and
inspiring novels by Irish-American author Nancy Monaghan, including The Druid
Stone. Various titles presenting Celtic mysteries for young adults, set in
authentic locations of Ireland, Wales etc. Well-recommended reading.
has its own line of sterling Celtic components and bead kits plus Celtic beads
from Wales and Ireland.
http://www.luckyfish.net Santa Barbara based
site with some great Celtic tattoos. Good reference book section on Celtic art.
In all a good place to visit for congenial folk and tattoo-based Celtic art!
Also check out http://www.luckyfishart.com
http://www.listowelcelticart.com/ Celtic initials and other items for sale.
http://www.eyerides.com Celtic artwork, designs and prints in attractive watercolours by Bernadette McBride. Site has on-line purchase facilities.
http://www.aitkenspewter.com Quality pewterwork from New Brunswick,
Canada. Celtic designed products a speciality.
http://www.spirittreecreations.com/ Spirit Tree Creations - Fine Celtic woodcarving from Arizona, quality one-of-a-kind craftsmanship.
http://www.cbrundage.net The King Who Cast No Shadow - poem by historian Burr C. Brundage about King Arthur.
http://www.celtic-casimir.com Original Celtic designs hand-drawn by Australian artist Bernard Casimir are now available as
http://www.megalith.ru Comprehensive site on Russian megaliths, dolmens
and prehistoric sites. Maps and photographs, English text option. Well
recommended, fascinating and informative site.
Walsh Brothers Craftsmen Watchmakers and
http://www.rstynes.net Celtic mythology and
sacred icons - the art of Rita Stynes Strow. Well recommended site for
inspirational paintings to be enjoyed worldwide.
http://www.celtarts.com/list.htm Regularly updated list of web sites of
Celtic artists worldwide, combined with an on-line Celtic art discussion group.
dedicated to the seafaring Celtic Saints Brendan, Aidan, Columba, Columbanus,
Patrick and others. Much useful information and a handy site map.
Free weekly ezine of free Celtic Music MP3
Downloads. Celtic music-lovers check this one out!
Castlebooks offers articles and interviews on Mythology of Joseph Campbell and the Hero. Links to various sites of Celtic art and related interes.
http://www.celticTV.comMusic, the arts, TV, video, interesting site of activities worldwide – well worth checking out!