Purchasing a Claddagh ring is a momentous occasion that should be treasured. Customers often have many questions about what makes this iconic Irish ring so distinctive, regardless of whether you are purchasing it for yourself or as a present for someone else. In order to make the process of purchasing a Claddagh Ring easier for you, we have created a list of questions that are often asked at the time of purchase.
Read our Jewelry Guides & Educational Articles. Our goal at The Irish Jewelry Company is to equip you with a piece of Irish Jewelry to treasure always. By educating you on Irish culture and customs and about jewelry. Through our educational posts on culture, jewelry, and even our buyer, and style guides based on our thirty years in the jewelry industry we hope to help you make informed decisions on buying our jewelry.
The Irish Jewelry Company is pleased to showcase the whole of our collection of jewelry and Celtic history-focused blogs, all of which have the same educational mission. Read these articles now to learn more about the fascinating history of Celtic jewelry, jewels, and more. Read some articles on the vibrant cultural heritage of the Celtic countries, the preservation of jewelry, and the distinctive contributions made by the Irish and Irish Americans to music, literature, and Celtic mythology.
- Sep 16 2022Certain words such as grá, have been praised in music, poetry, and the art of ordinary speech in Ireland ever since the first lines were inscribed on Ogham stones. These words have been held in high regard ever since the beginning of Irish history.
- Sep 13 2022
- Sep 13 2022
The usage of marcasite, a gemstone that is both glossy and has a faint golden sheen, dates back thousands of years in the world of jewelry. Even though it was worn by ancient civilizations such as the Greeks and Egyptians, as well as the Incas of South America, and was made trendy by both Queen Victoria and the Art Nouveau movement, marcasite is still a very popular gemstone today.
- Aug 15 2022
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Celtic symbols and the meanings they represent are deeply ingrained in Irish history and culture. The ancient Celts carried several symbols with them to Ireland, including the Celtic Knot and the Celtic Cross. These symbols date back thousands of years. The following list provides explanations of some of the most well-known Celtic symbols.
- Aug 15 2022The act of consuming a Guinness is just as ritualistic as the act of pouring it. The first rule of drinking a pint that has been poured in two stages is that you should wait until the bartender has set it down before you take a sip.
The sapphire, which is also known as the September birthstone, is a prized jewel that dates back thousands of years. Despite the fact that the word “sapphire” most often refers to the blue version of the mineral corundum, this birthstone for September is available in a wide range of other hues as well.
- Aug 10 2022
The Mabon Celtic festival takes place on the Autumn Equinox. Mea’n Fo’mhair is the name that the Druids give to this festival, during which they pay homage to the Green Man, who is considered to be the God of the Forest, by pouring libations for the trees. At this time, it is permissible to make offerings of ciders and wines, as well as herbs and fertilizer. Mabon, like Ostara, is an equinox festival, but unlike Ostara, the emphasis of Mabon is on balance.