The name ‘shamrock’ comes from the Irish name “seamrog” or little clover. The”dear little shamrock” has been a symbol of Ireland since the 18th century and a registered trade mark by the government of Ireland. Used as a symbol of Christianity in Ireland, Saint Patrick, Ireland's patron saint used it as a metaphor for the Christian Holy Trinity. It is beloved across the world as a mark of Irish heritage and is worn by millions on March 17th. St. Patrick’sDay!
Celtic knots come in a variety of designs and were used for decoration in the insular art of the period. They are most well known for their use in the ornamentation of Christian monuments and manuscripts such as the 8th-century Book of Kells. Although no one is certain, Celtic knot work is believed to be symbolic of the neve ending life cycle, the constance of love, the cycle of life and the constant changing of the seasons in nature.
In this sterling silver bracelet five intricate Celtic knot work panels are interspaced with five Irish shamrocks.
Weight: 9.8gms approx.
Width: 11mm approx.
Length: 7 1/2" Standard