A few weeks ago, I bought my first claddagh ring.
I’ve been shopping for one since I got here, and I finally found a reasonably priced one in a little place in Shop Street. (Reasonably priced means not exactly authentic.)
It’s silver (traditionally they’re gold) and the heart is a stone of Connemara marble from right up in the West of Galway County. I know people at home who have them, but I wanted to make sure mine was from Galway because the tradition originated here.
This is kinda what mine looks like: