Custom made to accept the princess cut stone that a gentleman has carefully selected for his beloved, this solitaire mount evokes a mythical mood with a detailed Claddagh and Celtic knot pattern. From the ruffled cuffs on the hands of friendship to the tiny ridges along the band?s edges, the intricacies of this ring take its wearer to an era in which fastidiously handcrafted art was the standard. The man who purchases this ring may choose between 14 karat white gold or 14 karat yellow gold. He should simply indicate the dimensions of the engagement diamond when ordering.
A Pair of Irish Icons: The Claddagh and the Knot
The Claddagh symbol is perhaps the most recognizable reflection of Irish culture today. Legend states that the first ring adorned with the Claddagh design was a gift from a craftsman named Richard Joyce to his loved one, circa 1700, in Galway, Ireland. Joyce had been held captive for years as a slave in Algeria, and when he was released, he returned home to find his lady still waiting for him. The hands of the Claddagh stand for friendship; the heart, love; and the crown, loyalty. The Celtic Trinity knot also possesses a threefold meaning. Whereas historically the three corners of the knot signal the elements of the Holy Trinity - the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit - nowadays, this triangular shape often represents overlapping dynamics such as earth, air, and water, or life, death, and rebirth. On a wedding ring, the emblem may exemplify love, honor, and protection.
The Yesterday of Today
The man who gives this ring to his significant other knows that she is intrigued by the expansive past of Ireland, one diversified by the eclectic creativity, varied belief systems, and passionate loyalty of its peoples. She loves the prospect of reaching into eras gone by and pulling their most extraordinary qualities into modern-day focus. With so much of the spotlight on day-to-day fashion trends, people will take a moment to breathe and to fawn over this bride-to-be's appreciation for, ironically, the uncommonly traditional.
If you are not sure of your ring size we strongly recommend you visit your local jeweler. However, if you cannot get to a jeweler please use the guide outlined below.
Please note ring sizes other than the ones specified are custom made and we ask you to contact us for a quote. Custom-made rings are not covered by our standard 21-day return policy unless the goods are faulty.
- Find a strip of paper.
- Wrap it around the base of the appropriate finger. Make sure the paper fits snugly.You should be able to slip it over your knuckle.
- Using a pen – mark the point on the paper where it overlaps forming a complete circle.
- Measure the length from the starting end of the paper to the pen mark using a ruler with a millimeter measurement.
- Check this measurement with the chart below to determine your ring size.
|Ring Size USA||4||4.5||5||5.5||6||6.5||7||7.5||8||8.5||9||9.5||10||10.5||11||11.5||12||12.5||13|
|Measured Size (mm)||46.5||47.8||49||50.3||51.5||52.8||54||55.3||56.6||57.8||59.1||60.3||61.6||62.8||64.1||65.3||66.6||67.9||69.1|
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Estimated Shipping to Canada and the US
Note: shipping times indicated below are in transit times, only. They do not include any lead time. See our full shipping details here >
|Shipping Method||Total Order Value||Price||Shipping Time|
|Registered Mail||Below $500||FREE||6 - 10 Business Days|
3 Frequently Asked Questions
What Taxes & Duties Apply?
For US & European consumers there are no other charges, everything is included in the price shown. However if you live outside the US and Europe then there will be other charges that apply. You will have import duty if you live in Canada and that is 17% approximately. This is payable by you upon delivery.
What is your Exchanges & Refunds policy?
We offer a no quibble, 30-day money-back guarantee. If for any reason you decide not to keep your item, you can return it to us for a full refund on your items or exchange it for another item. Please ensure the item is unworn and accompanied by all original packaging. Please ensure to follow our full return instructions here:
How long does dispatch take?
Most orders are dispatched next day, special items such as bridal rings can sometimes take a couple of days longer due to stone setting as many pieces are finished to order. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more information.
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