Have you ever been to an international jewelry show? If you have, then you may have come across Celtic jewelry. Countries that are called Celtic include: Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall and Brittany. These countries have distinct languages and cultures, in spite of being so closely linked to the United Kingdom. Like the countries where it is originated, Celtic jewelry boasts of distinct colors and designs. This jewelry stands out from the crowd because of its looks.
Celtic ornaments are available in various colors, sizes and styles. They look lovely and have an air of enigma and they make the wearer look just as enigmatic and beautiful. You can find Celtic rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, chokers, pendants etc. at the Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show. The most common material for this jewelry is sterling silver. If you want to personalize, you can have it made of gold.
Some popular designs of Celtic jewelry include crescent moons, pentacle, pagan rituals, moonstones, dragonflies, spiders, trees, Celtic gods, mythological characters, wheel of the year, dragons, modern moon pentacle, Celtic Cross, oak leaves, and Celtic knot work. You can also buy trinkets like pins and brooches in Celtic designs.
Needless to say, the designs of Celtic lockets and rings would portray scenes from folklores. Those are interesting designs and very popular too. The presence of a narrative in an ornament never fails to impress jewelry lovers.
Designers include Celtic stories and legends in their creations in a very creative manner. You will find the craftsmanship to be outstanding. Also available in materials like pewter, silver alloys and woolly mammoth tusk at an international jewelry show, Celtic jewelries are affordable.
The Celtic symbolism of the Claddagh represents love, friendship, and loyalty. It is a common design of Celtic ornaments. It has been around for more than 400 years. It can be gifted from one friend to another or one lover to another.
Another popular design is the Scottish thistle. It is Scotland’s national flower. It stands for strength and tenacity. A historical belief about them says that they warned a garrison of soldiers against an upcoming attack made by warriors who were approaching barefoot in thick darkness. When a soldier stepped on a thistle and screamed, the noise informed the Scots and helped them defeat their enemy.
The Triskele symbol features three spirals radiating from a common center. It is an ancient and very popular Celtic symbol which is often used in jewelries.
If you are looking to buy unique gifts for some, Celtic jewelry could be a great idea. However, you have to pay attention to the quality of the ornament you buy, regardless of whether it is for wearing or gifting. Make sure you are not cheated in terms of quality or money. You deserve products that will last long and stay beautiful. Value for money should be your goal. Don’t settle for poor quality. Observe every ornament closely before buying. That will get you the most genuine ornament at the Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show.
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