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About Claddagh Rings

Continue a long tradition born in the emerald isle with the Claddagh ring. People in Ireland have worn it for hundreds of years to represent love, loyalty, and friendship. The two hands represent friendship, the heart symbolizes love, and the crown signifies loyalty. The design originated in the Irish fishing village of Claddagh, which is now part of Galway City. The ring appeared in its current form in the 17th century, so you may even find a vintage Claddagh ring to offer as a token of friendship, for an engagement or wedding ring, or for a gift from a mother to her daughter. Traditionally, the finger the Claddagh ring is worn on and the direction the heart faces indicates the wearer's relationship status. This beautiful item is a popular piece of jewelry, as an symbol of Irish heritage. Sometimes it is embellished with other Celtic symbols. Browse the listings from reliable sellers on eBay for a wide selection, including a Claddagh ring set that is perfect for brides and grooms.