Ladies Heavy Claddagh Ring
Ladies Heavy Claddagh Ring.
The story of the Claddagh on this ring is a tale of eternal devotion. Its design echoes the words of the Irish sailor who first crafted it for his sweetheart “With these hands I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love”, and it's symbols represent love (heart), friendship (hands) and loyalty (crown). This precious ladies sterling silver, Claddagh ring has been Irish hallmarked in Dublin Castle.
For centuries this item was used as a wedding ring by the fisher folk of Claddagh village, which nestled outside the walls of Galway City in the west of Ireland. Claddagh rings are still worn as friendship, engagement or wedding rings depending on how they are worn.
Friendship: if worn on the right hand with the heart facing outwards, the wearer is single and looking for love; the heart facing inwards means the wearer is in a relationship.
Engagement: by placing the ring on the third finger of your left hand with the heart pointing outwards.
Wedding: represented by placing the ring on the third finger of your left hand with the heart pointing inwards towards your heart.
- Measures just under 1/2" (12.7 mm) from the base of the heart to the top of the crown.
- Sterling silver ring - .925 purity
- A popular Irish symbol with wonderful Celtic meaning!
- Made in Ireland & stamped at Dublin Castle