Monthly Archives: October 2014
- The Irish Jewelry Company, a fast growing online Irish jewelry retailer, today announced that it has revamped and re-launched its e-commerce and mobile commerce sites for TheIrishJewelryCompany.com. The new website's features will empower online growth and enhance the customer experience purchasing Celtic jewelry.
- Oct 18 2014This is what I'm fixing to make tonight. How about you? Cottage pie or shepherd's pie is a meat pie with a crust of mashed potato. The term cottage pie is known to have been in use in 1791, when the potato was being introduced as an edible crop affordable for the poor. (The term "cottage" meaning a modest dwelling for rural workers). In early cookery books, the dish was a means of using leftover roasted meat of any kind (it was a recipe to re-purpose left overs) , and the pie dish was lined with mashed potato as well as having a mashed potato crust on top.
- Oct 15 2014After you feast on traditional Irish foods on Halloween you will need to wash it down with an old drink called Lambswool. The name Lambswool is believed to be derivative of the Irish Gaelic, “La Mas Nbhal” meaning ‘Feast of the Apples.
- Oct 10 2014Learn about the popular American Halloween tradition started in Ireland. The tradition of carving a jack-o-lantern began in Scotland and Ireland during the 15th and 17th centuries. Magical glowing jack-o-lanterns were carved originally from turnips, pears or gourds.
- Oct 02 2014Celtic witchcraft has as its basis a strong sense of spirituality and a love of the earth. With the Celts or Druids, magic was a common part of everyday life, completely accepted and never questioned.
- Oct 01 2014
The word “cailleach” in the Scottish-Gaelic means old woman!, Owl in Gaelic is “cauileach-oidhche” , believe it or not it means “night-cockerel” or “white old woman of the night.” Because the owl was most often associated with the Crone aspect of the Celtic Hag Goddess “Cailleach”. The owl is often a guide to and through the Underworld, a creature of keen sight in darkness, and a silent and swift hunter. Celtic folklore says the wise owl can give you wisdom by helping unmask those who would deceive you or take advantage of you. “Hoo” knew?
Our Celtic Owl pendant and