Claddagh ring blog

Irish Jewelry through history - Tara Brooch

The Tara Brooch is a celtic brooch of about 700 AD generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish brooches to have been discovered. It was found in 1850...

Irish Jewelry through history - Tara Brooch

The Tara Brooch is a celtic brooch of about 700 AD generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish brooches to have been discovered. It was found in 1850...

Wearing the Claddagh Ring

Usage and symbolism of the Claddagh Ring The Claddagh's distinctive design features two hands clasping a heart, and usually surmounted by a crown. The elements of this symbol are often...

Wearing the Claddagh Ring

Usage and symbolism of the Claddagh Ring The Claddagh's distinctive design features two hands clasping a heart, and usually surmounted by a crown. The elements of this symbol are often...

Claddagh Ring History

The Claddagh Ring The Mantle, No. 13 (1970), pp 9—13 by Father George Quinn, Moycullen Introduction The Claddagh Ring is so called because it originated in the Claddagh, Galway, and was constantly used in this...

Claddagh Ring History

The Claddagh Ring The Mantle, No. 13 (1970), pp 9—13 by Father George Quinn, Moycullen Introduction The Claddagh Ring is so called because it originated in the Claddagh, Galway, and was constantly used in this...

Origins of the Claddagh ring

Galway has produced Claddagh rings continuously since at least 1700, but the name "Claddagh ring" was not used before the 1840s. As an example of a maker, Bartholomew Fallon was a 17th-century Irish goldsmith,...

Origins of the Claddagh ring

Galway has produced Claddagh rings continuously since at least 1700, but the name "Claddagh ring" was not used before the 1840s. As an example of a maker, Bartholomew Fallon was a 17th-century Irish goldsmith,...