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These gorgeously curated Irish gift boxes have a selection for everyone from foodies to sea swimmers


by Megan Burns
30th Nov 2020
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Altar State have put together carefully selected gift boxes of Irish products, all tailored to a different theme, from yoga lovers to one designed to enhance contemplation.


A collaboration between yoga studio The Space Between and several creatives including stylist Ciara O’Donovan, Peter McNally and Dave Smith, Altar State is a range of gift boxes full of curated Irish products for a truly thoughtful present.

There are six different options to choose from, each with a different theme in mind. So whether you know someone who’s taken up sea swimming or is a dedicated foodie, there’s something that they’ll absolutely love.

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These boxes contain gorgeous products from Irish producers and craftspeople, but that’s not all: they are gifts that combine experiences and sensory delights, too.

Each contains access to classes at The Space Between, either online or in-person, three unique immersive experiences including a binaural recording of sunrise with birdsong and ocean sounds, as well as three months membership to The Space Between’s digital studio, allowing you to take classes anytime.

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The Dipper box

These experiences are complemented by the products inside the boxes. The Dipper box, designed for those who love sea swimming, includes naturally-dyed wool socks by Kathryn Davey to warm up after a chilly dip, a seaweed bath by Atlantic Gold to bring the ocean home, and a reflective Illuminator badge to keep you safe on dark mornings, amongst many other delights.

The Numinous is designed with those that really like to go deep in their yoga practice in mind, with products including Lemongrass essential oil from The Nature of Things, natural incense from We Are Fenix and a handmade scented beeswax candle from Brookfield Farm.

For something more general, you can also go for the Simple Things box, which includes treats including Roiboos Cacao Chai loose leaf tea from Solaris and an Altar State notebook by Badly Made Books.

For a gift that combines Irish products with experiences that your recipient will enjoy for months to come, we can’t think of anything better.

Images: Altar State


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