Irish Engagement Rings are Steeped in History

Irish Engagement Rings are Steeped in History

Irish Engagement Rings are popular with those who wish for their ring to represent a loving union as well as reflect cultural heritage. Ireland has a bittersweet history steeped in romanticism. Celtic, Claddagh, and Emerald engagement rings are beautiful symbols of...
Understanding Celtic Wedding Rings

Understanding Celtic Wedding Rings

Thousands of years ago, the Celts, a group of independent tribes spread throughout much of current day Europe, were sophisticated artisans, carving knot work patterns that have inspired modern day jewelers to create wedding rings. These motifs have meaning. Yet...
1000 Years Of British History After 410 AD

1000 Years Of British History After 410 AD

The Romans kept continually pushing back their Celtic attackers in Britain from two sides (the North and West) but then in 410 AD Emperor Constantine removed his Roman Army in Britain altogether in order to defend the Roman Empire at the River Rhine frontier from...
Art Nouveau Jewellery Styles & Trends

Art Nouveau Jewellery Styles & Trends

The Art Nouveau movement began in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century and peaked in the early years of the twentieth century. Art Nouveau means “new art”. The expression initially appeared in the 1880s to summarise the work of artists influenced by...
Universal Meaning of Celtic Knotwork

Universal Meaning of Celtic Knotwork

In the spring of 2003, I spent three weeks in the city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras, located in Southern India. Each morning, walking before the heat of the day, I was amazed to see intricate knot work patterns drawn out free hand with flour in front of the...