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Shamrock Jewelry

Shamrock Jewelry

All around the world, when people see the iconic green shamrock they think of Ireland. Every March it makes its appearance when all the world celebrates being Irish – at least for a day – on St. Patrick’s Day. Learn more about our silver and gold shamrock jewelry collection.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Shamrock jewellery?

    The Shamrock is a world-famous symbol, and it is almost always immediately reminiscent of Ireland. The Shamrock is most famous for being the tool St. Patrick used to spread Christian values and beliefs. It is a popular symbol reflecting the power of the Trinity – representing individuality in unity. It is one of the many Irish symbols focusing on the power of threes. Shamrock jewelry uses this symbol in its designs in necklaces, rings and earrings.

  • What does Shamrock jewelry represents?

    The Shamrock is directly related to St. Patrick of Ireland and represents him and his teachings. It is a symbol of Christian values/ Besides this, it is a representation of retaining individuality in unity, and also unity strength – by showing how the leaves of the shamrock are leaves within themselves, but come together to form a bigger one as well. Many Irish people also believe in the powers of the Shamrock to bring good luck to its wearer.

  • How do you wear a shamrock jewelry?

    Shamrock is a simple but striking symbol that adds both meaning and beauty to jewelry. We offer Shamrock earrings and necklaces in various designs. They are beautifully handcrafted, in gold and silver. Shamrock designs can be accompanied by other symbols, or the Ogham script. Our Shamrock necklaces and earrings with the Celtic DNA design are especially popular.

  • Who can wear Shamrock Jewellery?

    The Shamrock is a strong symbol of Irish culture and heritage. You can wear Shamrock jewelry to show your reverence to your Irish ancestry or to mark your roots. You can also wear Shamrock jewelry for the good luck it brings. It can also be worn as a religious symbol of the Holy Trinity or as a symbol of the elements. Anyone can wear this jewelry – it is beautiful, meaningful, and never goes out of style.

  • Where do you deliver to?

    We ship our Shamrock jewelry all over Canada and the United States, Australia and Europe, including Ireland. We have also extended our delivery to the rest of the world for an $80 charge. Absolutely free shipping via USPS and AN Post is available, which takes about 14 days. Paid shipping via FedEx ($20 in USA and Canada) takes 2-4 days. We try to get your order to you as fast as possible and in pristine condition.

  • How Long does delivery take?

    We usually dispatch your Shamrock orders within 2 working days after your confirmation. Shipping is done five days a week. Delivery time depends on location and the service used. Free delivery via USPS takes 12-14 days while paid delivery via FedEx takes 3-4 days. In Australia and New Zealand, delivery can take up to 21 days. In case you need your products delivered faster, you can use faster services available on our website at minimal extra charge.

  • Where are your products made?

    All our Shamrock jewelry is made in Ireland. We support local artists and ensure safe and protected working conditions. We are registered with the Assay Office of Ireland. We have been given the Hallmark of Ireland and the Mark of Fineness. Our jewelry is manufactured and hallmarked in Ireland. All our jewelry meets the highest standards of quality – metal and design. It reaches you only after meticulous inspection and examination.

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    The little plant owes it fame to St. Patrick because he enlisted it in his mission to convert the Irish to Christianity. Hence the motif is popular in jewelry design such as our silver Shamrock necklace.

    Patrick used it as a symbol to explain the mystery of the Holy Trinity. The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, he explained, were three entities but also one, like each of the three leaves was an individual leaf but also together they made one leaf.

    The explanation was effective. Ireland embraced Christianity relatively quickly without being invaded by crusaders. Why was that? What pull did Patrick and the little plant have? How was it so easy to graft a belief in a risen savior onto a culture that revered trees and followed a collection of gods and goddesses? Before Christianity, the people of Ireland built incredible monuments to mark the annual movements of the sun. How did they so easily shift their focus to the Son of God?

    The shamrock and the Holy Trinity, perhaps coincidentally, were not as much of a leap for the Irish as it might seem at first. Consider the most famous of the megalithic stone carvings at Newgrange, Ireland’s celebrated passage tomb in County Meath’s Boyne Valley.

    The triple spiral carved on the entrance stone, according to experts, represents the ancient triple goddess the Celts worshiped. So the trinity wasn’t an entirely new concept to the Irish. It definitely seemed to click for the population once Patrick offered his enduring visual symbol.

    The Power of a Trinity

    The shamrock and the triple spiral aren’t the only iconic symbol based on the number three in Ireland’s traditional motifs. The trinity knot is another. Clearly, the idea that good things come in threes is powerful in the Irish imagination!

    The Celts were hardly alone in seeing life as having three major phases – maiden, mother and crone or youth, father and elder. After all, time itself is a trinity: past, present and future. It must have made perfect sense to them for this new faith to follow a trinity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

    Ireland’s conversion to Christianity marked a massive change to the culture and social norms. It gave us the heritage we celebrate today, from the picturesque ruined monasteries in the countryside to the incredible Book of Kells housed in Trinity College Dublin.

    Patrick’s simple act of plucking a wee shamrock from the ground was the foundation of a new culture, albeit one that grew smoothly from the roots of an ancient one. Upon that foundation, generations of Irish built an identity and a lexicon of rich symbolism. The Celtic cross, the trinity knot, the intricate illuminated manuscripts are among the stars, alongside the iconic shamrock. From that little plant, our whole tradition that earned Ireland’s reputation as the land of saints and scholars bloomed.

    Shop our handmade Shamrock jewelry designs in 14K yellow gold as well as necklaces and sterling silver shamrock earrings.

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