This Stunning Irish Sterling Silver Celtic Warrior Pendant is a celebration of Irish History and Heritage and is part of the Celtic Warrior Collection from Boru - Step back in time and feel the history, culture and honour in each exquisite piece. It's amazing how such a small piece of jewerly can tell such a big story. This Boru Sterling Silver Celtic Warrior Shield Cross has a width of 19.3mm and is Handcrafted to order in Ireland and Hallmarked at Dublin Castle.
The Celtic Warrior Collection was inspired by the Ardagh Chalice which is housed in the National History Museum of Ireland in Dublin. Along with the Book of Kells, the Ardagh Chalice is instantly and internationally recognized as a priceless antiquity and a treasure of the people of Ireland. The Chalice dates from the early Christian Period and is believed to have been made in the late 8th to the early 9th century.
In 1868 it was found in Ardagh, Co Limerick, by two men who were digging potatoes.The Ardagh Chalice is made of silver and decorated with 354 pieces of gold, brass, lead, pewter, copper, gilt bronze and enamel beading. There are great examples of fine filigree gold work on this piece which show the extraordinary skill, craftsmanship, and time that was devoted to making this chalice. . Boru Jewelry- Inspired by Ireland's last great king, Brian Boru, and with a desire to replicate the values, heritage, skills and craftsmanship that go into making exquisite handmade Celtic jewelry, we have changed our name from Celtic and Heraldic to Boru Jewelry. We will continue to create pieces of jewelry that are handcrafted in Ireland, beautiful in design and of the finest quality
Pendant Width -19.3mm. Length of pendant- 20mm. Chain measures 18"