Connemara Marble

Connemara Marble

Connemara Marble is a rare form of marble found in Connemara Co. Galway in the West of Ireland. It is a calcite marble which contains large amounts of serpentine.

Connemara marble or "Irish green" is a rare variety of marble found in Connemara, Ireland with a distinct green colour. It is commonly used as a gemstone and for decorations. Due to its colouration, it is commonly associated with the Irish identity. It strongly resembles the verd antique found in the Mediterranean.

Oak. An Dair Ghaelach

The Celtic ancients believed that the Irish Oak tree symbolises truth, courage and immortality. The acorn is a symbol of independence to its bearer. The beautiful Oak ranges in colour from amber and tan to biscuit. 200 – 250 years and older.

Irish Bog Oak (Morta)

Thousands of years ago forests of Oak, Yew and Pine grew where boglands are today. The remains of these forests are found up to six metres deep. The trees are preserved in the peat through lack of oxygen which prevents the process of decay. It is colored by the tannins present in the environment of the bog. It is coloured brown through to black. Most of the Morta is older than the pyramids of Egypt or the ancient site of Newgrange in Ireland.

Irish Field Maple

This beautiful maple grows in fields and hedge rows in Ireland.