Sliver Claddagh Hoop Earrings Medium – S3526
Sliver Claddagh Hoop Earrings Medium
These sterling silver Claddagh medium creole hoop earrings are crafted in sterling silver creating a beautiful shine. Wearing Claddagh Creole is a traditional way to express your Irish culture and heritage. The Claddagh symbol is a traditional Irish design consisting of two clasped hands holding a crowned heart, and symbolizes love (heart), friendship (hands) and loyalty (crown).
Solvar presentation box included.
The History of the Claddagh
The Claddagh symbol is Ireland’s universal representation of love, friendship and loyalty. The origins of the Claddagh Ring can be traced back to the small fishing town of Claddagh, Co. Galway. Irish folklore recounts that in 1675, a local seafarer by the name of Richard Joyce was captured by pirates and sold as a slave to a Moorish goldsmith.
Torn away from his lover, Joyce was trained in the art and served his master for fourteen years. Upon his eventual release in 1689, Joyce returned to Galway, hoping to find his true love still waiting for him. Whilst enslaved, he fashioned what we now know as the Claddagh Ring as a gift specifically for her.
Irish Hallmarked Sterling Silver
Height (Inches) 0.98 Height (mm) 25