The Tara Brooch

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The Tara Brooch is an elaborate piece of ancient Irish jewelry dating back to around 700 AD. It is on display in the National Museum of Ireland. Composed mostly of silver and embellished with delicate, interlacing, gold, filigree patterns, it is widely recognized as a symbol of Ireland. Image Credit Celtic brooches are available from […]

The Claddagh Ring – Ireland’s Enduring Symbol Of Friendship, Faith, Love And Loyalty

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The Claddagh Ring is possibly one of the most culturally significant pieces of jewelry found anywhere in the world.  It’s history, design, meaning and manner of wearing are all deeply rooted in Irish tradition.  Two hands of friendship hold a heart of love beneath a crown of loyalty. Love is in the air with Valentine’s […]