Gold, Celtic Claddagh earrings. Individually handcrafted here in Ireland. The finest in Irish Jewellery at great prices.
Green Agate & 14K Gold Celtic Irish Stud Earrings
- This superb piece of Irish jewellery is individually handcrafted in Ireland using hallmark sterling silver.
- Our Collection has been inspired by the art and skill or our forefathers, to bring you jewellery with classical charm and elegance
- Width: 1.3cm
- Height: 0.9cm
Gold is a highly sought after precious metal. It is a chemical element with the symbol AU. Since recorded history began, gold has been used for centuries as money, as a store of value, in jewelry, in sculpture and ornamentation.
Gold is dense, soft, shiny and the most ductile pure metal known.
Agate is a variety if Quartz characterised by its fineness of grain and brightness of color. Although agates may be found in various types of rocks they are clasically associated with volcanic rocks.
The stone was given its name by Theophrastus, a Greek philosopher and naturalist who discovered the stone along the shore line of the River Achates between the 4th and 3rd Centuries BC.
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.
We hope you enjoy this beautiful 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.