Fantastic 14K Gold Heavy Claddagh Ring


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14K Gold Heavy Claddagh Ring


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Heavy Quality Irish Claddagh Rings that are made in Ireland. The real thing!

Usual Price:

$ 1300

Reduced To:

$

899


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$ 10.00

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Weight: 7.3gms approx. Width: 3.3mm (the shank) and 11.5mm (the face) approx.

Officially Stamped by the Dublin Assay Office

Hand-crafted in Ireland (unlike so many pale imitators)

Heavier Quality Authentic Claddagh Rings

Perfect for Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays and every special occasion

Fantastic Limited Time Offer - Free Delivery! No added delivery costs whatsoever. These Rings usually take 1 to 3 weeks to create and deliver. Ask us about Faster Delivery Options.

History of the Claddagh Ring & How to wear a Claddagh Ring

The Claddagh Ring originated in the Claddagh fishing village near Galway City in the West of Ireland. The ring shows two hands (representing friendship) presenting a heart (representing love) adorned by a crown (representing loyalty) and it is thus the traditional Irish wedding band.

The motto associated with the ring is 'Let love and friendship reign'.

The Tribes of Galway

At the time the ring was first created, Galway was ruled in much the same way as was much of Ireland - by local Septs or Clans who had their own chiefs. There were a number of famous Septs in the region and they became known as the 'Tribes of Galway'. Perhaps the most famous of these was the Joyce Sept.

There are a number of stories associated with this famous family that try to explain the origin of the Claddagh Ring.

The first is of Margaret Joyce who married a wealthy Spaniard in the late 1500's who, upon his death, left his fortune to Margaret who used the money for improving the situation of her family and community. Legend has it that Margaret was rewarded for her selfless deeds when an eagle dropped a golf ring into her lap. It is said that from this humble beginning the design for the ring was borne.

Richard Joyce

This story is at odds however with that concerning Richard Joyce. Whilst on a journey to the West Indies Richard was captured by Algerians and sold into slavery to a Moorish goldsmith who it is said trained him in his art.

At the demand of William III of England Richard was released from his slavery in 1689 and returned to Galway to establish his goldsmith business. He has since been credited with the creation of the distinctive Claddagh Ring design.

Royal Approval

The Ring started to achieve popularity outside the Western region during the nineteenth century and especially after Queen Victoria of England wore one. King Edward VII and the Monaco Royal Family have since kept up this regal tradition. Wearing the Ring

The way the ring is carried is of most importance as, if the ring is worn with the crown facing inwards (to the hand) and with the heart on the inside, then it signifies that the bearer is married or engaged, or has found a lifelong friendship.

If the ring is worn with the heart on the outside and with the crown on the inside then it signifies that the bearer is not promised.

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Q: Can you ship extra-quickly to meet my deadline? We will certainly do our best! See our delivery options or contact us and we will let you know what is possible.

Q: Can I pay by Paypal? Yes you can! Our Shopping Cart has a Paypal link to complete your purchase.

Q: How can I get the ring size for a ring I want to order?
A: The simple way is to bring an existing ring owned by the person to a jeweller who can size the ring in seconds for no charge. Alternatively, measure the circumference or diameter of the finger that will wear the ring. Use the chart below to estimate the ring size. Rings can be easily re-sized in a local jeweller for a small charge if necessary.
US/Canada Size UK/EU Size Size in mm
4 H+1/2 47 mm circumference or 15 mm diameter
5 J+1/2 49 mm circumference or 16 mm diameter
6 M 51.5 mm circumference or 16.5 mm diameter
6.5 N 51.5 mm circumference or 17 mm diameter
7 O 54 mm circumference or 17.5 mm diameter
8 Q 57 mm circumference or 18 mm diameter
8.5 Q+3/4 57 mm circumference or 18.5 mm diameter
9 R+3/4 59 mm circumference or 19 mm diameter
9.5 S+3/4 59 mm circumference or 19.5 mm diameter
10 T+1/2 62 mm circumference or 20 mm diameter
10.5 U+1/2 62 mm circumference or 20 mm diameter
11 V+1/2 64 mm circumference or 21 mm diameter
11.5 W+3/4 64 mm circumference or 21 mm diameter
12 Y 66.5 mm circumference or 21.5 mm diameter
12.5 Z 66.5 mm circumference or 21.5 mm diameter
13 Z+1 69 mm circumference or 22 mm diameter
13.5 Z+1.5 69 mm circumference or 22.5 mm diameter

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