Jewellery and Costume Accessories

Find out about the Museum's collections of Jewellery and Costume Accessories

This collection consists of items dating from the 18th to the 20th Century. It comprises mostly good quality costume jewellery. It also includes pieces of early 20th Century arts and crafts, Celtic Revival and contemporary Irish jewellery. There is also a large collection of carved cameo and intaglio seal stones and Tassie paste copies.

The costume accessories collection consists of approximately 1,600 items including hats, shoes, shoe-buckles, parasols and fans.