While Walker Metalsmiths is currently closed as we look to protect our workers and clients during this current COVID-19 situation, we are keeping the Easter spirit in our hearts until we can once again open our doors to our customers. In the spirit of the Easter rebirth and renewal, we take a look at the assortment of hand-crafted jewelry pieces at Walker Metalsmiths that capture the essence of Easter through Celtic symbols.
The most common and instantly recognizable symbol of both Christianity and Easter, the cross symbolizes Christ's sacrifice. It's also a simple and elegant piece of jewelry that lends itself to nearly endless variations. Our collection of Celtic crosses ranges from austere to elaborate, so you're sure to find a beautiful piece in either sterling silver or gold. The central element of our custom designed Celtic crosses is the circle around the central point of the cross, a uniquely Celtic element.
We offer these crosses in a variety of shapes and sizes featuring traditional Gaelic decorations such as hearts, knotwork, and other elements. If you look at our Trinity Celtic Cross, you'll see several lovely symbols of Easter, including a dove, a trinity knot, and a chalice. This is one of our most richly detailed pendants and is the perfect gift for anyone who appreciates Easter symbolism and Celtic jewelry.
Our Celtic hare jewelry is a grownup version of the traditional Easter bunny. The original design can’t be found anywhere else, making it a unique gift for someone special. Hares have been a sign of spring and renewal for thousands of years. It is associated with the Spring equinox and was revered as a messenger from the Underworld even before it was recognized as a Christian symbol of Easter.
Our Celtic hare pendant appears to be leaping into spring with plenty of energy, decorated with Celtic knotwork. If you have any animal lover in the family, our Celtic Hare necklace is a lovely gift she’ll cherish.
Yet another symbol of birth and renewal during the Easter season, the butterfly is known in Irish Gaelic as Feilearcan. The butterfly's life cycle mimics the birth, death, and resurrection of Christ. The caterpillar represents his life on earth, the cocoon symbolizes Christ's death and his tomb, and the butterfly represents the Lord's rebirth into the world in his most beautiful form.
Walker Metalsmiths offers our hand-crafted Celtic butterfly jewelry in a set of delicate earrings, an elegant necklace or an unusual ring, all styled with Celtic elements and crafted in either sterling silver or gold. While we can't see our customers this Easter season, we wish all of you the best during these uncertain times.
We continue to design and craft unique, Celtic inspired jewelry to reflect Gaelic heritage and the beauty of our world. When Walker Metalsmiths once again opens our doors, you'll find classic and contemporary jewelry that will become family heirlooms to be cherished for years to come.
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August 1st marks Lughnasadh. This festival signifies the ending of summer and the beginning of fall, a the start of the harvest season. And just as Lughnasadh has been celebrated for centuries, the symbols used in our handcrafted Celtic jewelry here at Walker Metalsmiths have also been part of Celtic history since ancient times.