Celtic Shamrock Wood Carving

BF Celtic Shamrock Wood Carving $149.00

Description

The Celtic Shamrock is hand carved mahogany and polished with a special wax which will last a lifetime. 

People associate The Celtic Shamrock with Ireland so fervently that many assume it is the official symbol of Ireland. In reality the shamrock is an unofficial symbol of Ireland, and the harp is the official symbol. The main reason the shamrock is so closely tied to Ireland is because St. Patrick. According to legend, he used a shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to people during his mission there. The symbol caught on and many people adopted it. He of course won many people over to the Christian faith. This article explains more about St. Patrick and the symbol of the shamrock.

.Measures 11 ½ inches diameter.