Welcome to Celtic Knits!
Hi. My name is Kerry but here online I tend to go by the Gaelic version of my name, Ciarrai. I am a woman in my mid-30's who lives on Long Island, NY, with my husband, Rob, several guitars, a Nikon D40, more yarn, beads and books than I care to admit to and a cat who has a million nicknames and quite a few theme songs.
I have a B.A. in Psychology and have recently returned to college to pursue a teaching degree so that I can eventually get a job as a High School English teacher.
I am also the designer / craftsperson behind Ciarrai Studios, (http:www.etsy.com/shop/ciarraistudios), your source for handcrafted jewelry, knitted accessories and more!
In addition to my major obsessions (Reading, Beading, Knitting, Music and Photography), I also enjoy playing Board Games, going to Renaissance Faires, Museums and Broadway Musicals.
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Tag Archives: Necklace
C. S. Lewis once said “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” It’s a sentiment that I am very familiar with. I love to curl up someplace with a … Continue reading
I don’t know how this happened but Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Despite the fact that I start ridiculously early and work steadily throughout the year, I am not done with my Christmas crafting or shopping and that … Continue reading
I grew up on Long Island, NY where there are some incredibly beautiful vineyards where you can go, enjoy a glass of locally made wine (or two) and take in the beauty of the vines. This inspired me to create: … Continue reading
Another Christmas gift done. This one is for my husband’s cousin’s 7-year-old daughter, Leah. I was told that she is in her “girly phase” so I thought a daisy charm and a small butterfly made in bright pink Swarovski crystal … Continue reading
UPDATE: The Lace Butterfly Necklaces and the Lavender Rose Earrings are now available on Ciarrai Studios I am so excited to share these new pieces with you guys. So excited that when it rained all week (robbing me of the … Continue reading
I posted a new necklace / earrings set to Ciarrai Studios today. May I introduce: The Autumn Sunshine Necklace and the Autumn Sunshine Earrings: The Autumn Sunshine necklace is made from Moukaite Jasper gemstone beads in rich, warm, earthy shades of … Continue reading
UPDATE: This piece is now available on Ciarrai Studios. You can find it here: This is a piece I have been VERY excited about for some time. It is inspired by the poem “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou (one of … Continue reading
I just finished making two new pendants for my etsy store, Ciarrai Studios. May I introduce: The Sushi Love Pendant and the Tuna Rolls Pendant: They are both so much fun and would be perfect for any sushi addict but … Continue reading
I spent the afternoon making this: The pendant is a carved leaf made of Green Aventurine and the necklace itself is made of rich, brown ceramic beads and gold accents. The only problem is: I don’t know what to call it. I … Continue reading
A beautiful necklace and earring set made of rich, green Mountain Jade beads and bright, contrasting gold-plated accents. This set is all about color. The design is streamlined and minimal so that nothing distracts from the gorgeous coloration of the … Continue reading