Connemara Marble Jewelry - Our Top 5 Jewelry Picks
1. Inlayed Marble Trinity Knot Pendant
The Trinity Knot was used by early Christians to represent the Holy Trinity and was a key symbol in Celtic art of the Middle Ages. It has since become a hugely popular design for Celtic jewelry. The smooth, deep forest green of the Connemara marble in this pendant evokes a deeply traditional sense of Irish heritage.
2. Celtic Cross Earrings
3. Claddagh Earrings with Connemara Marble
The Claddagh is one of the most popular designs in Irish jewelry and was named after the small villiage in Galway that produced them. These sterling silver earrings are fashioned with beautiful stipple detail on the crown, and with the clasping arms in a unique teardrop-like shape. At the heart (literally) of these earrings is a beautiful piece of smooth green marble, making them a particularly special piece of Irish craft.
4. Fairy Tree Earrings
These gorgeous earrings represent a more whimsical aspect of Irish culture. Fairy trees are an enduring feature of Irish superstition, believed to be gateways belonging to the ‘Sidhe’ or faerie people from the otherworld. The sterling silver casings of these earrings are fitted with Connemara marble to bring the fairy trees to life and are left bare to show off their design. Each pair of earrings comes with a story card explaining the fairy tree folklore, so you’ll be well able to tell admirers all about them!
5. The Tara Brooch
Photo: The Connemara marble Tara brooch
The Tara Brooch is a Celtic brooch dating from the 8th century. It is perhaps the most famous and iconic of all Celtic brooches. The Tara Brooch is made of gold, silver and brass and is adorned with intricate design work and filigree. The meaning of the Tara Brooch is unclear but it is thought to be connected with the Celtic goddess of the same name. It may also have been used as a political or social statement by the Celts. The Tara Brooch is a beautiful and fascinating artifact that offer a glimpse into the Celtic past. Today, many jewelers create their own version of the brooch. This Connemara marble Tara brooch replica is a beautiful handmade Irish design made from Ireland's gemstone as well as rhodium plated base metal.
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