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Ladies Connemara Marble Claddagh Ring
Silver Ladies Claddagh Celtic Ring with Connemara Marble Gemstone.. Individually handcrafted here in Ireland with an intricate ancient celtic design. Available in Sizes 6, 7 and 8
Sterling Silver Connemara Marble Ladies Claddagh Ring
Connemara is a large peninsulain 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.
The Story 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
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