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The Claddagh design dates back to the early 16th Century when an Irish man, Richard Joyce of Galway, designed a distinctive ring for his true love. A week before his marriage he was out fishing and his boat overturned and he was captured by pirates. He was sold into slavery to a Moorish goldsmith where he was held for twenty years. When he was finally released from slavery he returned to Ireland and discovered that his true love had waited for him. Richard Joyce designed the Claddagh to honor their love.
This medium sized pendant features the Claddagh symbol and Celtic knotwork. The hands portray friendship, the hearts symbolizes love and the crown illustrates loyalty. The Celtic Knotwork represents the Celts’ never ending search for spiritual fulfillment through continuous rebirth.This Claddagh pendant is handcrafted in .925 sterling silver. Several chain options are available.
This Claddagh pendant is handcrafted in .925 sterling silver. Several chain options are available.
16" Silver Chain, 18" Silver Chain, 20" Silver Chain, 22" Silver Chain, 24" Silver Chain