The Vikings came to Ireland in 795AD and gave Dublin or Dubh-Linn, meaning Black Pool, its name. They were in Ireland until King Brian Boru defeated them in 1014. Wood Quay is the site where the remains of a huge Viking settlement was founded in Dublin in the 1970's. The Wood Quay collection captures the essence of these Viking warriors and celebrates their creativity. Using silver and pewter they created dress clasps, necklaces, cloak fastenings, brooches, rings and armlets in a variety of shapes and sizes, The beaded surface of this raised bangle has been oxidised to give it an antique, matte gun metal appearance. It is then decorated with polished stylised snake symbols and adorned with Celtic Warrior 18K gold Bead.
These magnificent pieces of jewellery have inspired Boru to create the Wood Quay Range, part of the Celtic Warrior Collection.
Extraordinary Ladies teardrop earrings in sterling silver. The beaded surface of these Irish made earrings have been oxidised to give them an antique, matte gun metal appearance. Truly unique they are richly decorated with polished stylised snake symbols and adorned with a Celtic Warrior 18K gold Bead.
Weight: 6.2gms approx.
Earrings: Width-18mm / Height-21mm