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A Revival of Traditional Celtic Wedding Rings

A new trend in choosing something special for your marriage is celtic wedding rings. Contemporary fine jewelry has been the choice for the majority of wedding bands for many years but more and more people want something different.

Celtic rings offer a deeper symbolism and history, as well as intriguing and beautiful designs. What better way to declare your love for someone than with a spiritual and symbolic ring.

The intricately woven patterns on many of the wedding rings are thought to represent eternity which makes them especially appropriate for marriage. The “endless” pattern is a beautiful way to express your commitment. The designs echo a connectedness to the universe and life.

Celtic history paints a romantic culture that is rich in art and spirit. Energy seems to flow from the patterns.

How to choose a design

There seems to be an almost infinite number of different designs of celtic style wedding bands. How do you choose one that is right for you? Because the meanings of the different designs have many different interpretations, most of which are spiritually based, the choice is best made by your own personal taste and style. One of the designs is sure to catch your attention and admiration over the rest.

Some varieties are handcrafted jewelry designs which have unique characteristics. Gold, white gold, silver and platinum are popular metals for the rings.

The Claddagh Ring

One Celtic design that stands alone in its uniqueness is the Claddagh ring. The Claddagh ring consists of a pair of hands around a heart with a crown above. Most people have seen the ring’s design at some point in their life, although few know the significance and history behind it.

The ring can be worn different ways with different meanings. When it is worn on the right hand with the crown pointing towards the wearer, it means that the wearer is single. When it is worn on the left hand with the crown pointing away from the wearer, it means that the wearer is “married” or spoken for indefinitely.

There are many other styles of beautiful celtic rings that can be used as a ring in marriage even though they are not specifically designed for the purpose.

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