5 Celtic Traditions for Your Wedding

5 Celtic Traditions for Your Wedding

June 30, 2017 2 Comments

Whether you're looking to infuse a bit of your family's heritage into your special day or just love the design and symbolism of Celtic knots, these traditions are unique and memorable touches that you may want to include in your wedding whether you're of Celtic ancestry or not! In case you need a little help figuring out what's best for you, here's just a little background on five of the most popular Celtic wedding traditions to help you decide what feels most authentic culturally and appropriate spiritually.

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The Modern History of Celtic Jewellery: 1840-1980

The Modern History of Celtic Jewellery: 1840-1980

December 31, 2013 2 Comments

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Claddagh Ring History and Symbolism

Claddagh Ring History and Symbolism

September 17, 2013

The Claddagh Ring has its roots in a type of finger ring called Fede or faith ring. Since Roman times these consisted of clasped hands and often worked as a pair of two intertwined rings with a hand on each that would slide together. Worn as a sign of devotion to a spouse or beloved, this widespread European jewelry tradition evolved a peculiar variation in the West of Ireland that has come to be known as the Claddagh Ring. The hands clasp a heart in the manner of presentation with a crown over the heart.   

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