Irish Culture and Traditions
The definition of Family is – “the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children; also : any of various social units differing from but regarded as equivalent to the traditional family.” according to the Merrian Webster Dictionary. What is the Celtic knot for family? The Celtic symbol for family andContinue reading “The Celtic Mothers Knot: A Symbol of the Strength of Family”
Mother’s Day is right around the corner! But this Mother’s Day feels different, special and her Mothers Day Gift should be special, too. Whether you’re celebrating yourself, gifting to that special mom or mother figures in your life finding truly one-of-a-kind item can make all the difference. Your mother is your best friend and certainlyContinue reading “The Celtic Mothers Knot: A Great Gift For Mothers Day”
Awwww Mother’s Day, a wonderful day of celebration honoring the mother or matriarch of the family. It also celebrates the beauty of motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in our lives today. Mother’s Day is celebrated on different days around the world. It is most commonly in the spring months of March orContinue reading “7 Mothers Day Gifts for Great Moms on Mothers Day”
“Will you marry Me”? It is probably the greatest question you will ever ask or be asked and one of the most important times in your life. Choose a ring just as significant, and one the holds symbolic meaning. Celtic wedding rings and Celtic engagement rings hold a deep significance in the daily lives ofContinue reading “6 Celtic Wedding Rings Inspired by Celtic Tradition”
The Luckenbooth is traditionally a Scottish love token. The Luckenbooth brooch design is an ancient symbol of Scotland, and a traditional token of betrothal as a symbol of affection, friendship and fidelity given as a loving gift for the past four hundred years. Scotland a land of exquisite highland beauty and now synonymous with theContinue reading “The Luckenbooth: A Wee Bit of Scottish Jewelry History”
While the exact origins of Celtic Knots in ancient Celtic Jewelry are lost to time scholars largely believe these Celtic symbols more than likely date to around 500 BC. Celtic knots and Celtic knot artwork images have been found carved and drawn on ancient Celtic architecture, art and in illuminated manuscripts like the Book ofContinue reading “The Tradition of Ancient Celtic Jewelry”
Saint Patrick’s Day is the time-honored Irish holiday always celebrated on March 17th. The luck of the Irish is always celebrated on St. Patrick’s Day that has become a global celebration of Irish culture usually celebrated with parades and pub gatherings. On St. Patrick’s Day many people of Irish decent flaunt there best Irish jewelryContinue reading “Flaunt your Irish Pride with Saint Patrick’s Day Jewelry”
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE SHAMROCK? The Meaning of the Irish Shamrock, the symbol of Ireland. The word shamrock comes from the Old Irish “seamróg”, which can be translated as “little clover”. The Irish word for clover is “seamair”, and óg means “young” or “little”. What is the difference between a shamrock and aContinue reading “Shamrocks: A Symbol of Ireland”
As that old saying goes “Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day“. Saint Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular Irish holidays celebrated world wide by the Irish and non Irish a like. Saint Patrick’s Day is actually the Feast day of Ireland’s patron saint known as Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, alsoContinue reading “Saint Patrick’s Day History and Tradition”
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 eternalContinue reading “Learn How to Pronounce the Word “Claddagh” Like a Real Irishman”
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