Handcrafted in Ireland from 600 million year old Connemara Marble, a rare gemstone only found in a remote part of the West of Ireland
** AVAILABLE AGAIN MARCH 2013 **
Trinity Knot Stud Earrings Silver
- Hand carved and polished by skilled Irish craftsmen
- Handcrafted in Ireland
- Height 0.5" inch high
- Comes with a presentation gift box
Although the origins of the Trinity Knot can be traced back to pagan times it later was used in ancient Celtic Art and religious manuscripts such as the Book of Kells.
In modern times it has become synonymous to Christians as the symbol of the Holy Trinity (Father, Son & Holy Spirit)
Along with the Claddagh it is a hugely popular design in modern Irish Jewellery.
Connemara is a large peninsula in the west of County Galway. It is one of the last remaining Irish/Gaelic speaking parts of Ireland. The famous green and white Connamara marble, famed for its beauty, its color and its, was formed more than 700 million years ago.
The marble is mined from deep under the 12 Bens Mountains. In ancient times, the beautiful Connemara marble was used for trading and barter. In more recent times Connemara marble was often used in the construction of granda and stateley buildings.
However in current times, Connemara Marble has become synonymous with fine quality jewellery. It enhances jewellery and is becoming more and more popular.
No two piecies of Connemara marble are identical so you are buying a totally unique piece of jewellery.