This distinctive Irish Claddagh Rosary is a unique gift and has special meaning for those of Irish descent. The design of the claddagh shows 2 hands holding a heart wearing a crown. The design is thought to have originated in the fishing village of Claddagh, Ireland. The symbols are thought to symbolize love, friendship and loyalty. Each rosary is made with marbled green glass beads, a gold tone Celtic style crucifix and a gold tone and enamel Claddagh centerpiece.
This rosary is imported directly from Italy. The beads are glass and are 6mm. The rosary is 18 inches long and the crucifix is 1 1/2 inches tall.