Discover the best Irish Gifts and Celtic gifts online. Shopping for authentic, creative Irish gifts, and unique Irish gifts from Ireland online is getting easier these days. Ireland, also known as the Emerald Isle, is an island in the North Atlantic, part of the European Union that is known for its age-old Irish traditions, beautiful green landscapes, and triumphant people. The culture of Ireland is known for its ancient folklore and traditions steeped in Celtic heritage, as well as its Celtic music, Gaelic language, Celtic art, Irish Jewelry, Celtic Jewelry, and food.
What is a traditional Irish wedding gift?
In Irish weddings, the couple rings a bell together after reciting their vows. Tradition states that every newlywed couple should receive a Make-Up Bell as a gift. … The bell chime is said to remind the married couple of their wedding vows and urges them to kiss and make up.
What do you buy an Irish woman?
When shopping for a lovely lady of Irish heritage be sure to choose the proper Irish gift for the right occasion. One thing is for certain you can never go wrong with a beautiful piece of Irish Jewelry.
What is Irish jewelry?
Irish jewelry and Celtic jewelry are unique pieces of jewelry steeped in Irish tradition and heritage. The Irish have a proud tradition of Irish jewelry making. Often Irish jewelry symbols come from unique symbols of Irish and Celtic culture. Symbols like the shamrock, Celtic knots, Celtic Crosses and the harp to the wonderful Claddagh ring which has gained fame around the world.
What is the meaning of claddagh rings?
So what do claddagh rings mean? Irish or not, if you want to give a token of your friendship, love and loyalty that has meaning, the Claddagh rings may be the choice for you. Claddagh rings, are often mistakenly spelt Clatter Ring or Clodagh Ring, like it sounds (Irish: fáinne Chladaigh) is a traditional Irish ring. The Claddagh ring means eternal love, loyalty, and friendship. Claddagh rings consists of a heart with a crown held by two hands symbolizing love, loyalty and friendship. Claddagh Rings have become a world-renowned symbol of love and make the perfect Irish gift for that special someone.
What is Celtic Knot Jewelry?
Celtic Knots are a popular Celtic symbol but there are many types of Celtic Knots. Celtic knots are like circles and loops interwoven with no beginning or end. A symbol of eternity and the cycle of life. Celtic symbols are widely popular in Celtic Tattoos and in Celtic Knot Jewelry. Celtic symbols have a variety of Celtic Knot meanings representing family, strength, protection, love and more.
The Legend of the Celtic Cross
Have you heard about the legend of the Celtic Cross? Irish folklore says Saint Patrick introduced the Celtic cross to the Celts when he was trying to educate and possible convert the pagan Irish hopefully to Christianity. The pagan Celts were said to worship the sun. Saint Patrick according to legend combined the image of the Christian cross with the circular to represent the sun to associate circle of light with the Christian cross as one in the same.
Another less popular story suggests that, by St. Patrick laying the symbol of the cross over the symbol of the sun he was showing them that Christ was a more powerful force then the sun god.
A piece of Celtic cross jewelry is the perfect Irish gift to symbolize one’s faith and heritage.
What is a shamrock?
Shamrock necklaces are inspired by Ireland’s national symbol the three-leaf clover known as the shamrock and not to be confused with the four-leaf clover. Get the Luck of the Irish with a traditional shamrock pendant as a gift! The shamrock is believed to bring good luck. and not just to the Irish. The shamrock forms a triad and the Celts believed three was a mystical number. Saint Patrick used the shamrock to explain the holy Trinity to the Celts. If good things come in threes, then a silver 3-leafed shamrock pendant is a good thing and a great Irish gift for anyone needing a little luck.
Timeless Irish Jewelry for those who Love Ireland and Irish Heritage.
At The Irish Jewelry Company we are proud of this Irish heritage. At The Irish Jewelry Company you will find an exclusive designer collection of Irish jewelry and Celtic jewelry like the traditional Celtic knot and claddagh designs, in silver and gold. As jewelry designers we make sure every piece of Irish jewelry is authentic in detail and beautifully crafted.