A native of Waterford, Gene is a talented Irish Designer specialising in quality, handmade pure silver jewellery. Taking inspiration from his local environment of Waterford, Ireland’s Ancient East, Gene developed his talent for design and creativity as a master craftsman at Waterford Crystal and was subsequently invited to join Waterford Crystal’s prestigious design department.
Over the next 25 years Gene was instrumental in designing Waterford Crystal’s innovative range of solid crystal giftware. In addition to developing new products, Gene also designed many of Waterford Crystal’s one-off presentation pieces for world sporting events. He has also worked in conjunction with Disney’s art department sculpting many of their characters in solid crystal.
Now at a new stage of his career Gene has reignited his passion for creativity by designing and hand crafting his own collection of pure silver jewellery pieces. The medium of Pure Silver allows Gene to breath new life into his designs and enabling him to create a unique collection of Irish inspired contemporary jewellery.