These sterling Silver Claddagh & Trinity Earrings feature seven small Trinity Knots which then flows down into a Claddagh design. The earrings have 11 Cubic Zirconia stones all along the Trinity Knots. It also has one CZ in the centre of the Claddagh heart and within the crown of the Claddagh.
The Claddagh heart symbolizes love, the hand’s friendship and the crown loyalty. Celebrate your Irish Heritage with this classic design that will always remind you of your most treasured moment. Or make it the perfect gift with so much meaning for someone you love.
The Claddagh is one of the most popular symbols in Irish jewelry. Legend has it that Richard Joyce, a Galway native, was captured and sold to slavery in North Africa. However, Joyce found himself slave to a Turkish silversmith, and from his master he learned and excelled at the craft.
He was released after 14 years and returned to Galway where his sweetheart awaited him. But while in captivity, he had made what we now know as the Claddagh Ring especially for her. For centuries The Claddagh Ring this was used as a wedding ring by the fisher folk of Claddagh village.