What is an Irish Claddagh Necklace?
The Irish Claddagh necklace is a traditional Celtic symbol of faith, loyalty and love. This meaningful piece of jewellery is made up of two hands clasping a heart with a crown on top, which represents the balance between friendship, loyalty in relationships and unconditional love. The Irish believe that wearing this necklace close to your heart serves as an eternal reminder of these values. It is also a wonderful way to show your love and connection to Irish culture. Whether you’re looking for a gift or an accessory to express yourself, the Claddagh necklace is a perfect choice. It carries with it an incredible history and brings countless blessings, making it a meaningful addition to any jewellery collection.
History of the Irish Claddagh
The Irish Claddagh is a centuries-old symbol of love, loyalty and friendship. Its origins date back to the fishing village of Claddagh, located near Galway Bay in Ireland. The symbol was first used as a wedding ring by the villagers before becoming popular worldwide. It is said that the design originated with an ancient Celtic fisherman, who created the first Claddagh ring as a sign of his love for his sweetheart.
The design of the Irish Claddagh is simple but meaningful; two hands clasping a crowned heart. The hands represent friendship, the crown signifies loyalty, and the heart represents love. Over time, the meaning of the symbol has evolved and is now seen as a symbol of fidelity and faithfulness to one’s spouse. It has also become a popular piece of jewelry for couples, conveying the sentiment that love conquers all obstacles.
The Irish Claddagh is a timeless symbol of everlasting love and friendship. It continues to be a popular choice for wedding bands, engagement rings, and other special occasions. The design is a reminder of the power of love and commitment to each other, even in challenging times. As you wear the Irish Claddagh ring, may it bring you joy and remind you that true love will always prevail.
The Claddagh necklace is a timeless and classic piece of jewellery that has been crafted in Ireland since the 17th century. It was originally designed to be worn as a sign of friendship and loyalty among seafarers. Nowadays, it’s often given as an engagement or wedding gift that symbolizes eternal love between two people. No matter the reason, the Claddagh necklace is sure to bring a smile to someone’s face and touch their heart with its beautiful message.
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We receive delivery of the Irish made surprises in a few weeks and as they’re handmade, we are limited to what the makers have made, and so, if you wish for MyIrelandBox, but it for yourself as we will sell out!
P.S ~ I’m sending to all new 3 month members, 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐠𝐢𝐟𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐦𝐞 (𝐬𝐨 𝐢𝐭’𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 :)) the coveted Grá (meaning ‘Love’) Claddagh 𝐧𝐞𝐜𝐤𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞 that our members received last year and adore – it’s perfect for the February ‘love from Ireland’ theme and therefore if your loved one has a connection with Ireland, and also wishes to learn more, this is the one for her (and for you, if you’re treating yourself!).
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