Irish Culture and Traditions
Shopping for a wedding ring can be a very confusing process since most people have never done it before. Let’s face you it that there is some pressure there because you are basically picking out a piece of jewelry your are going to have to wear a very long time. The pandemic hasn’t made theContinue reading “Take the Guessing Out of Picking a Wedding Ring”
Couples looking for a unique ring that is beautifully designed to represent their Celtic heritage , then a Celtic wedding ring is the perfect choice. Celtic wedding rings and Celtic Engagement Rings are steeped in history and romance. These traditional Irish rings feature intricate Celtic knot designs and have a way of capturing attention. WhatContinue reading “Celtic Wedding Rings: The Ultimate Guide”
The Celtic Triskele Wedding Ring in 14K gold is inspired by the wonderful illustrations from the Book of Kells. This is a superior quality ring, with exquisite embossing and intricate Celtic triskele pattern flows seamlessly around the entire band. This is a great unisex Celtic Triskele Wedding Ring is made in comfort fit with aContinue reading “The Meaning of the Celtic Triskele Wedding Ring”
This regal Luckenbooth Thistle Heart necklace has a purple thistle heart design surmounted by the crown of Mary Queen of Scots. The Scotch Thistle is the national flower of Scotland. The Luckenbooth is one of the most romantic traditions from Scotland’s rich history. As seen in OUTLANDER the Luckenbooth is a love token given by a groom-to-be to his betrothed to pin to her dress on their weddingContinue reading “The Romantic Legend of the Luckenbooth”
How the Celtic Trinity Knot Became a Modern Symbol of Love for All The trinity knot is a Celtic and early Christian symbol unity and eternity that has evolved into a modern symbol of love everlasting. During the Celtic Revival in the 1800s the unending knot, or triquetra over time become a romantic symbol ofContinue reading “The Trinity Knot: A Celtic Symbol of Love”
“If you wed in bleak November, only joy will come, remember. When December’s rain fall fast, marry and true love will last.” These lines are from an old Irish wedding song and are part of a rich history of Irish wedding traditions and lore. If you or your partner have Irish heritage you may be looking forContinue reading “5 Irish Wedding Traditions to Inspire Your Ceremony”
A ring warming ceremony during an Irish wedding is typically performed in lieu of a unity candle ceremony. A wedding ring warming ceremony is an endearing way to include the bride and grooms friends and family in their beautiful nuptials. A ring warming ceremony involves passing your wedding rings around to your wedding guests toContinue reading “Traditional Ring Warming Ceremony Guide”
To say that there are plenty of superstitions and myths surrounding the Claddagh ring is an understatement. Throughout the past 15 years as the leading Claddagh Ring jeweler online we have heard every question about the Claddagh ring meaning from our customers. We at The Irish Jewelry Company have compiled the top questions asked aboutContinue reading “Claddagh Ring : The Rules and Meaning of the Claddagh Tradition Explained”
Mo Anam Cara translates loosely as “My Soul Mate” or “My Soul Friend“ Many people believe that the phrase Mo Anam Cara is translates to ‘my soul mate‘ but its accurately translates as ‘my soul friend‘ as anam is the Gaelic word for soul and cara the Gaelic word for friend. How do you pronounceContinue reading “The Romantic Translation of Mo Anam Cara: Pronunciation and Meaning of Mo Anam Cara”
Most people if asked what is the symbol of Ireland would probably answer the shamrock. But they would absolutely be wrong. The true symbol of Ireland is the ancient Irish harp. The National Symbol of Ireland The Irish Harp is the national symbol of Ireland. The traditional instrument is featured on Irish coins, the PresidentialContinue reading “The Irish Harp: Ireland’s National Emblem”
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