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Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold

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Address: Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 91 566 365
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Nice shop

Their sign says that they are the original makers of the Claddagh ring. Nice shop with friendly service.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their sign says that they are the original makers of the Claddagh ring. Nice shop with friendly service.

Thank ct-cruisers
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

If you're looking to buy a Claddagh ring or learn more about the symbol, this is your place. It's the original Claddagh shop and it has a museum, albeit only an 8x10 room, in the back with a little history. It was a quaint shop and the prices were reasonable, so it's worth a stop to get a glimpse of... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

They make / design their own rings still and as they were the originators, it makes it an extra special gift if you buy from them. They only design the rings, not the other deviations of claddagh jewelry. The silver rings I looked at were reasonable considering the venue. Very kind salespeople.

Thank Ellen28
Media, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was so excited to purchase something from the original Claddagh shop! I purchase my mom a necklace & some earrings for me as well. Those working in the shop didn't seem too interested to help which was a little disappointing. Still a great little spot to check out!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

So happy I could stop in and get my ring. Bought one for my mom too. The ladies there helped me figure out what size is needed, and it's beautiful!!

Thank Kristin C
Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This Shop is Amazing , they had just what we were looking for and the quality is excellent. The Best place by far to purchase your Claddagh Ring or Jewellry . Which when purchased you are told it has a lifetime guarantee. Best by Far

Thank Carol C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I bought a beautiful handmade Claddagh ring with a little emerald in it. I loved the services that I received in the store and it was clear that the staff really enjoyed helping you choose the perfect ring. I have wanted a new Claddagh ring for a long time but it was the perfect place to buy it from. They... More 

Thank jayde43
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

For an original Claddagh ring, you need to go to Thomas Dillon. Their jewelry is well made and reasonably priced. I bought my first claddagh ring from them in 2010, I have returned twice since then and whenever I return they offer to polish and restore my ring. I am always very appreciative of that. It is run by some... More 

Thank Jennaz1024
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had researched where to buy a Claddagh ring and this store kept popping up. In researching the history and based on the reviews, I knew I could only go here to buy my ring. It's a simple store with great service. Walked right in and I believe the owner (as I've watched youtube videos) personally helped me find my... More 

Thank BNouv
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you want to purchase a serious Claddagh ring that you can wear with pride, your first and only stop should be Thomas Dillon's. The only shop on the world that can stamp "original" in their Claddagh rings, they have a good selection and seasoned staff who are willing to help. I browsed their yellow gold, white gold, and rose... More 

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