About this Piece
Handmade 925 Solid Sterling Silver 1916 harp brooch with 46cm chain and lobster clasp.
Length 22mm, Width 16mm, Depth 3mm
Originally commissioned for the 1916 GPO Witness History Exhibition.
Ireland is unique in having a musical instrument as its emblem. One of the oldest instruments in traditional Irish music dating back to medieval times. It is a triangular wooden framed wire or gut stringed instrument plucked by the fingers nails.
In the words of Giraldus Cambrensis, the twelfth century Welsh scholar, describing the musicianship of the harper “...the perfection of their art seems to lie in their concealing it, as if it were the better for being hidden.”
History of the 1916 Rising
History of the Celtic Harp
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Lovely piece - I bought this as a surprise Christmas present for my teenage daughter. She is a keen concertina player. She loved it and is delighted to wear it.
Bought as a gift for my wife (Annie Moore)
Item is great quality
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Beautifully made cufflinks. My husband was delighted when he received them for his birthday.