Gold Silver Celtic Claddagh Necklace
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The Crown represents Loyalty, The Heart represents Love and the Hands represent Friendship. The Claddagh Ring originated in our home, Galway, Ireland and is now a World Famous symbol associated with Ireland.
Celtic Designs have been around since ancient times and have long been applied to create fine art. Their distinctive patterns have appeared on stone, metalwork, in jewellery and on magnificent illuminated manuscripts. This beautifully crafted piece is a fine example of the exquisite work of the celts handed down from generation to generation.
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The Claddagh: the crown represents loyalty, the heart represents love, and the hands represent friendship. It is widely known as a symbol for great friendship. This ancient Gaelic design is also used in engagement rings and in traditional wedding rings for the Irish. If worn on the right hand with the heart facing out it means you are single, facing in means you are dating someone. If worn on the left hand with the heart facing out it means you are engaged and facing in you are married. An original symbol of the "Fisher Kings" of the Galway town of Claddagh, Ireland, (pronounced clada) the design was first fashioned into the traditional ring back in the 17th Century during the reign of Mary II. Legend has it that an Irish young man, Richard Joyce, bound for the West Indian slave plantations - no doubt the Irish Caribbean island of Montserrat - was kidnapped himself in rough seas by a band of Mediterranean pirates and sold to a Moorish goldsmith who over the many long years of his exile helped him perfect the skills of a master craftsman. When in 1689 King William III negotiated the return of the slaves, Joyce returned to Galway - despite, it said, the Moor's offer of the daughter's hand in marriage and a princely dowry of half of all his wealth. Back in Ireland a young women had never stopped faithfully waiting for her true love to return. Upon which time when he presented her with the now famous Royal Claddagh gold ring - a symbol of their enduring love. Two hands to represent their friendship, the crown to signify their loyalty and lasting fidelity, and the sign of the heart to symbolise their eternal love for each other.
Celtic Designs: have been around since ancient times, created by the highly artistic Celtic peoples, Celtic designs have long been applied to create fine art. Their distinctive patterns have appeared on stone, metalwork, in jewellery and on magnificent illuminated manuscripts. This beautifully crafted piece is a fine example of the exquisite work of the celts handed down from generation to generation.
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Finding your ring size is very simple. For the most accuracy, measure the inside diameter of an existing ring (worn on the same hand and finger), and then find that measurement on the Ring Sizing Chart. If you don’t have a ring to use, follow these easy steps:
Step 1: Cut a strip of paper long enough to fit around your finger
Step 2: Wrap the paper around your finger, just above the knuckle, and mark the point at which the two ends meet
Step 3: Measure the paper from mark to mark
Step 4: Find that measurement on the Ring Sizing Chart to locate your size
Mo Anam Cara: Means ‘My soul mate‘ (pronounced 'muh anem Ka-rah')
Mo shíorghrá: Means ‘My eternal love‘ sometimes used as a term for ‘soulmates’. (pronounced 'muh HEER-ggrawh')
Ghrá Dilseacht Cairdeas: Means ‘Love, Loyalty & Friendship‘ (pronounced ‘Graw Deal-shockt Char-dis’)
Ghrá go deo: Means ‘Love Forever‘ (pronounced ‘graw gu djo’)
Mo fhíorghra: Means ‘my true love’, one of the most romantic phrases around. (pronounced ‘ muh heer-graw’)
A Stór: Means ‘my treasure’, usually used to express affectionate friendship, especially for parent and children relationships. (pronounced ‘store’)
Le grá go deo: Means 'with love forever' (pronounced ‘leh graw gu djo’)
A Pheata: Means ‘a mother’s darling’, for a mother to express endearment for her children. (pronounced ‘fat-a’)
Mo Ghrá: Means ‘my love’, for relationships that are that little bit more serious! (pronounced ‘muh graw’)
Mo Chuisle: Literally means ‘my pulse’, for the person who makes your heart beat. Also can mean 'My Darling' (pronounced ‘muh Kooish-la')
A Ghrá mo Chroí: Means ‘my heart’s beloved’ or ‘the love of my heart’. (pronounced 'graw mu kree')
A Thaisce: Means ‘my treasure’, another version of ‘a stór’. (pronounced ‘hash-ka’)
Mo Mhuirnin: Means ‘my little darling’ or ‘my dear’, a more formal phrase (pronounced ‘muh mur-neen’)
A chéadsearc: Means ‘my first love’, or ‘my one and only’. (pronounced ’Khayd-shark')
A Chara: Means ‘friend’ (pronounced 'Kaw-rah')
A Chroí: Means ‘my heart’, a stronger version of the above, meant more for lovers to use. (pronounced 'kree')
Is tú mo ghrá: Means 'You are my love'. (pronounced 'Iss too mu graw' )
Mo Shearc: Means ‘my love’ Another simple version of ‘mo ghrá’. (pronounced ‘ muh hark’)
Is tú mo rogha: Means 'You are my chosen one' (pronounced 'iss too mu row-ah')
A chuisle mo chroí: Means 'My heart’s beloved' (pronounced 'Kooish-la mu kree')
Ádhraím thú: Means'I adore you' (pronounced 'aw-reem hoo')
Mo Rúnsearc Literally means ‘my secret love’, there is no direct equivalent in English. (pronounced ‘ muh roon-hark’)
A stór mo chroí: Means 'Love of my heart' (prounouned 'ah sthohr muh kree')
Is tú grá geal mo chroí: Means 'You are the bright love of my heart' (pronounced 'Iss too graw gee-yal mu kree')
Mo ghrá thú: Means ‘you are my love’ (pronounced 'Muh ghraw hoo')
Táim i ngrá leat: Means 'I’m in love with you' (pronounced 'Tawm i graw lat')
Mo Leannán: Means 'My lover' (pronounced 'Muh lah-nawn')
Tá tú mo chéadsearc: Means 'You are my true love' (pronounced 'thaw too muh Khayd-shark')
Is tusa mo ghrá: Literally Means "You are my love” (pronounced' Iss tus-ah mow-ghraw')
A Ghrá Geal: Means ‘my bright love’ (pronounced ‘graw gee-yal’)
A Chumann: Means ‘my sweetheart’ (pronounced ‘come-an’)
Seanleannán: Literally means ‘old love’, or ‘old flame’. (pronounced ‘shan-lan-awn’)
Meala: Means ‘Honey‘ (Prounounced 'M-alla')
Clann: Means ‘Children‘ (Prounounced 'Klan')
Iníon: Means ‘Daughter‘ (Prounounced 'in-yeen')
Mac: Means ‘Son‘ (Prounounced 'Mack')
Agra: Means ‘Love, Beloved or Sweetheart‘ (Prounounced 'Ag-rah')
Cairde: Means ‘Friends‘ (prounounced "card ja")
Síor: Means ‘Always‘ (Prounounce 'Sheer')