IRISH COPPER GIFTS

 

Handcrafted Irish Copper Gifts for Irish People all over the World

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THE CELTIC CROSS

The Celtic Cross can be found throughout the countrysides of Ireland, Scotland, England and all the Celtic Islands. Some of the crosses date back to the period of the Druids when Saint Patrick came to Ireland to bring Christianity to them. The Celtic Cross has become a large representation of Irish culture and history. (To read more click on image)

 

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THE CELTIC HARP

Based on ancient folklore, the Irish harp is one of the world’s oldest musical instruments. The ancient Irish kings employed harpists to entertain them. Greatly honoured, the harp is the national emblem of Ireland. (To read more click on image)

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THE SHAMROCK

Legend suggests that the shamrock was used by Saint Patrick in the fifth century to explain the meaning of the Holy Trinity. It is recognised throughout the world as a treasured symbol of Ireland. (To read more click on image)

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ST. BRIDGET’S CROSS

St. Bridget’s Cross is a revered ancient symbol in the homes of Ireland.  When hung over the entrance doorway, the cross is believed to bring a blessing and good fortune to the residents within and all those who visit. (To read more click on image)

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THE CLADDAGH RING

The Claddagh is by far the most famous of Irish ring designs. The hands signify friendship, the heart love and the crown loyalty. The theme suggests ‘Let love and friendship reign.’ To this day the Claddagh Ring is still used as a wedding ring in parts of Ireland. (To read more click on image)

 

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