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Traditional Irish Claddagh Rings - Symbols of Love, Loyalty and Friendship

The Irish Claddagh ring (or fáinne Chladaigh in Irish) is a traditional style of Irish ring, and is the ultimate symbol of love, loyalty, and friendship. The Claddagh design is made up of three essential elements - two hands clasping the central point of the heart, above which is an ornate crown. The heart is a symbol of love, the crown signifies loyalty, the hands symbolize friendship. Worn by both ladies and gents, these beautiful and iconic Irish rings, also known as Irish heart rings, have been exchanged between friends and lovers for many years.

The origins of the Claddagh ring design come from the Irish fishing village of Claddagh, near to Connemara in Galway, Ireland. Dating back to the 17th century, the Claddagh ring has grown to become an iconic part of Irish heritage. Since their creation, Claddagh rings and Claddagh jewelry have remained popular in Galway and throughout Ireland, both with those of Irish heritage and visitors to the country alike.

Authentic, High Quality Claddagh Rings from Ireland

To stay true to their Irish tradition and routes, most authentic Claddagh rings are crafted in Ireland. At Irish Jewelry Craft, we handcraft all our ladies and gents Claddagh rings, which are then hallmarked in the Dublin Assay Office. This hallmark guarantees the rings' authenticity and the quality of the diamonds, metal, and other gemstones used in the ring. We can engrave your Claddagh with an Irish saying or a personalized message, and we offer free shipping for all our handcrafted jewelry.

Although the Claddagh design remains unchanged, birthstone Claddagh rings come in a range of different materials and styles. At Irish Jewelry Craft, we offer a stunning collection of gold Claddagh rings. The Claddagh symbol can be adorned with all manner of gemstones, including diamonds, birthstones, emeralds, sapphires and rubies, depending on your personal preference. Browse our range of ladies and mens Claddagh rings on our website. We do not stock womens sterling silver claddagh or silver rings. We do not make bespoke claddagh rings sterling silver.

Stunning Claddagh Ring Designs for all Occasions

There is the perfect style of Claddagh design for every occasion. This traditional ring can be gifted as a promise ring, engagement ring or wedding ring, as a friendship ring, birthstone ring, or as a precious family heirloom to a family member. You can even purchase a Claddagh for yourself, as a beautiful Irish fashion statement, or to show your love of Irish culture. This style of ring has a different meaning, depending on whether it is worn on the ring finger of your right hand or your left hand.

The Claddagh ring is an iconic Irish symbol and a timeless piece of jewelry from Galway, Ireland, cherished by the wearer. Whether you want to symbolize true love, friendship, loyalty or familial ties, these rings are an everlasting way to do it.

All our pieces are handmade with love by our goldsmith and jewellers.