Solvar Jewelry Sterling Silver Marcasite Claddagh Ring $49.95
The story of the Claddagh goes back to the 1600’s when the first ring was made in Claddagh on the edge of Galway City. By tradition it is taken to signify the wish that love and friendship should reign supreme. Two hands cradling a crowned heart: The Heart for Love, the Hands for Friendship, the Crown for Loyalty.
It is equally popular with men and women. Wear the ring on the right hand, the crown turned inward, the heart is open. Wear the ring on the right hand, the crown turned outward, love is being considered. Wear the ring on the left hand, the crown turned outward, two hearts are joined.
Marcasite is a term applied to small polished and faceted stones that are traditionally inlaid in sterling sliver to create beautiful jewelry with a classic and sophisticated appeal.