The symbol of the claddagh is well over 300 years old and was originally developed as a ring. There are so very many symbols held within the image itself. This sweet component might be used as the centerpiece of a necklace or bracelet.
This claddagh features the heart - for love, the hands for friendship and, the crown represents loyalty. Originally, the heart was a stone and with a hand on either side of the heart, it represented the vast oceans that may come between loved ones. Whether you be of Irish or Celtic descent or not, you will still appreciate the depth of the symbolism. And, it's quite pretty, too!
Our claddagh connector measures 1-1/16 inch wide (including the hanging loops) by 1/2 inch high.