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Claddagh Love Bracelet - Sterling Silver
- By Celtic Designs
- This superb piece of Irish jewellery is individually handcrafted in Ireland using hallmark sterling silver.
- Our Celtic Designs Collection has been inspired by the art and skill or our forefathers, to bring you jewellery with classical charm and elegance.
- 7" inches / 19cm with adjustable clip up to 8" inches / 23cm
Legend of the Claddagh
The early history of the Claddagh goes back over 400 years to a small fishing village nestled on the shores of Galway Bay.
Here the Claddagh became a token of love, loyalty and friendship when a seafaring Spanish goldsmith fell in love with a girl from the Claddagh village and crafted the first Claddagh ring for her. Since that time the Claddagh has become a symbol of love throughout the world.
A Claddagh with the heart facing towards one's heart is seen as a proclamation of love and the heart facing away from one's heart is a sign of being uncommitted.
The crown is for loyalty, as a man promises to be loyal for life to his bethrothed. The hands represent friendship as one's partner in life is also ones best friend.
We hope you enjoy this beautiful Claddagh piece and invite you to browse our many other Claddagh themed products. Celtic designs, like the spirit of man, has endured the ages, offering us a beauty that is timeless and unique. The designs, patterns and decorations of the Celts, refined and enhanced as they made their way across Europe, are a valuable legacy. The Celts were renowned for their love of precious metals, using it to creat ornate jewellery, religious icons and weapons of war.