The story goes that St Patrick saw a pagan standing stone imprinted with a circle, the symbol of the moon goddess. He is said to have blessed the stone, marking it with a Latin cross, thus creating the first Celtic cross jewelry.
To this day this symbol remains a cornerstone of Celtic jewelry design. We have a stunning collection of everyone’s favorite silver Celtic necklace, all beautifully crafted in Ireland.
Our best selling womens Celtic cross necklace features accents of Connemara Marble and marcasite stones. Or why not treat him to a stunning mens Celtic cross necklace in sterling silver or precious gold?
Frequently Asked Questions About Celtic Cross Jewelry
What is the meaning behind the Celtic Cross?
The Celtic cross has different meanings and symbols attached to it. Its four arms can be said to represent strength, knowledge, compassion and infinite love. But it also can mean four directions: north, east, south and west. Which experts believe symbolises a compass which helps nativates us on our spiritual journey.
Where Did The Celtic Cross Originate?
The Celtic cross originated during the early middle ages in Ireland with the arrival of the Celts in 500 BC. Its origins are also said to go back to pagan times before the arrival of Christiniaty to Ireland. These Celtic stone crosses can be found in many monasteries, churches and graveyards today. Celtic cross jewelry & necklaces today are worn by many worldwide who have a love for Irish culture and Christain faith.
Why does the Celtic Cross have a ring?
It is believed that the ring in the Celtic cross symbolises eternity and infinite love. As there is no starting point and no end. It is said to show God’s endless love to everyone, many others believe it to be God’s halo.
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