& Clothing Fasteners Spinners Hooks and
Jewelry & Custom Silver Smithing
beautiful and functional tool
an inspiration to the fiber artist."
We guarantee all our tools for materials and
We are Molly and John Swan Sheeran.
We're a husband and wife studio Arts
and Craft business.
We started Celtic Swan
Forge in 1981 and have
specialized in tools for
We make each tool with
the same care and finish
as a fine piece of
We hand make every thing.
We do all the work ourselves.
We design, hand hammer,
hand finish and sign
each tool. We
hot forge Bronze,
Sterling Silver and
We do this just like a
blacksmith forges iron,
with fire, hammer and
anvil while the metal is
Then we finish each tool
to a mirror shine so the
yarn glides easily
Silver & Gold
fasten scarves, sweaters,
ruanas, sash buckles.
Our style is influenced by
the "Celtic Revival
and the work of ancient
Celtic and Norse
the years we have sold our work through Art
and Craft galleries and Yarn stores. We
spent many years on the road selling our
work at large craft fairs and fiber art
shows. Fiber tools have always been our
primary product. We always display our tools
with yarn for our customers to give the
tools a try, and in this way we were able to
learn from many thousands of crocheters,
knitters, weavers and spinners just what
they thought of the function of each
individual tool. We owe them great thanks
for their help. The result is what we hope
is a beautiful tool with some designs
refined over thirty years.
Yes, we do
make Jewelry, Silver Spoons, and other
house-hold implements too.
Our Gold & Silver supplier is
environmentally 'Green.' They only refine
're-cycled' rather then new mined Silver and
Gold. We use conflict free Diamonds. We like