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Category Archives: Irish Symbols

The Irish Harp, Ireland’s Official Symbol.

Trinity-Harp

What do Irish passports, coins and pints have in common? Why, it’s the Irish Harp of course! Despite the fame of the shamrock, it’s the harp that has the honorable position of Ireland’s official emblem. But why is this musical instrument so important to our country? Let us start at the beginning… The Early Harp […]

The meaning behind the Claddagh Ring

Solvar Gold Claddagh makers hands

With Valentines Day coming up, what better subject for our first blog post than the meaning behind the Claddagh Ring? This world famous ring is the original Irish expression of love and will become a family heirloom. ‘With these hands I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love’ The Claddagh Ring […]