Light crystal with a shiny metallic luster known as marcasite gives a piece a vintage glitter. The words of the Irish sailor who first created the Claddagh for his girlfriend, “With these hands I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love,” are echoed in the emblems of the Claddagh, which stand for love (heart), friendship (hands), and loyalty (crown).
Silver Claddagh Earrings with Connemara Marble & Marcasite Crystals
These striking drop earrings in sterling silver with a classic Claddagh pattern blend marcasite, Connemara Marble, and sterling silver. Ireland’s Connemara region is the only place where one may find Connemara marble, sometimes known as “Ireland’s diamond.”