Monday September 21, 2020

Interview: Izabella Balikoti and Andrew O’Ciardubháin of The Silver Loom

With backgrounds in different areas of design, partners Izabella Balikoti and Andrew O’Ciardubháin used the enforced break during the lockdown to develop a new jewellery brand that reflects emotional input as well as the influence of fashion and architecture

9th August, 2020
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Andrew O’Ciardubháin and Izabella Balikoti, co-founders of The Silver Loom. Picture: Pamela Rivas

It might not seem like conventional wisdom to launch a new jewellery brand in the middle of a global pandemic, but that’s exactly what two Cork-based designers have done. Izabella Balikoti and Andrew O’Ciardubháin are respectively a fashion designer and an architect and furniture designer by trade.

Already a couple, they have now joined forces to launch The Silver Loom, with two collections of silver jewellery available entitled Cascade...

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