The start of the journey !! Our Story
In 1981 Brian & Máiréad started their now iconic family jewelry business in the Dingle Gaeltacht. Quality and elegance in one-of-a-kind, miniature works of art, brings thousands of customers and numerous accolades and awards worldwide.
The jewellery is inspired by Ireland’s rich archaeological heritage, The Dingle Peninsula and the creativity of the artist, Brian de Staic.
A qualified Jeweller, a bench, hand tools, saws, files, a polishing machine and a shared VISION......
1986 BdeS moved his workshop into Ceardlann na Coille. The Green Street shop was extended and Brian de Staic employed his first shop assistant. Shortly afterwards Brian de Staic started training his first apprentice jeweller.
1991 Opened Workshop and Retail Shop on the shores of Dingle Bay
1991 President of Ireland Mary Robinson visits The Brian de Staic Retail Shop and Workshop on the shores of Dingle Bay
1993 Finalist in RTE Business Competition Up and Running
2000 Brian de Staic personally presented A BdeS Millennium Bell to his Holiness Pope John Paul 11
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, BdeS Jewellery was sold on The QVC Shopping Channel on a number of occasions. Máiréad de Staic was interviewed live on QVC USA in 2004. QVC USA who broadcasts to more than 230 million global households was a major opportunity for the BdeS Company.
2006 Black Tie Gala Celebration 1981 - 2006
Lights, Camera, Action ~ 25 Bliain Fé Bhláth
2007 Shortlisted for Business Award by Údaras na Gaeltachta Won Gradam Gnó na Gaeltachta announced in a special live TV Ceremony.
2008 Wins Entrepreneur of the Year at the Business as Gaeilge Awards.
2008 Máiréad de Staic featured on the Irish Language Programme Mo Ghrá go Daingean
2012 President George Bush & family presented with BdeS Cuff Links & Jewellery in The White House on St. Patrick’s Day
2015 Brian de Staic features on National Geographic.
2016 The Comóradh 1916 Jewellery Collection Launch.
President Michael D Higgins presented with a BdeS Comóradh 1916 Tie Pin.
2018 Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall were inducted into the Order of Innisfallen in a ceremony in Killarney presented with a lapel pin handcrafted crafted by renowned goldsmith Brian de Staic.
The Kerry County Council presented Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall with a Brian de Staic Fuchsia Pendant & Earrings to mark their visit to the Kingdom of Kerry.
The Spectacular Wild Fuchsia - Inspiration for the BdeS Fuchsia Collection
2018 An chéad áit ag Gradam Gnó Chiarraí 2018 sa Chatagóir Turasóireachta ag an Oireachtas 1 Samhain
2018 Kerry Business Man of the year Award.
2019 Brian de Staic Jewelry -WINNER Top 25 Best Places To Buy Handmade JewelOnline - by GUIDE FOR BUYING.”
2019 AlM Shortlisted for Marketing Award using The Irish Language
2019 Celebrating 75 Years of Family Businees in High Street 1944 - 2019
Launch of The Killarney Collection / Bailiúcháin an Daingin
2019 Brian de Staic won The Best Jewellery Store 2019 at The Irish Independant Retail Awards
2019 Brian de Staic celebrated 20 years exhibiting at The Big E 2000 - 2019
2019 Máiréad de Staic featured on Irish TV Programme “Seal le Dáithí”
2020 Launch of The Dingle Collection / Bailiúcháin an Daingin