Sterling Silver and Marble Trinity Knot Necklace
Crafted in Ireland from Connemara Marble and Sterling Silver, this pendant combines two unique symbols of the mysteries of Ireland. Pendant measures approximately .6” wide, hangs from an 18” chain, and comes in a gift box.
Connemara Marble is referred to "Ireland's Gem Stone" as it is a very unique and rare form of Marble and can only be found in the West of Ireland. It is estimated to be over 600 million years old. It is the presence of various natural elements in the limestone that gives Connemara marble its rich and beautiful colors. This beautiful marble offers a range of color tones. From the lighter, paler shades of green, all the way to rich dark emerald tones. How fitting for Ireland that one of its natural treasures is the only green marble known to exist!
Many centuries ago, in an Irish Monastery, the Trinity Knot (also known as Celtic Knot) was created on the pages of illuminated manuscripts. From dawn till dusk, monks would work with infinite care to illustrate the gospels, stopping only to eat and pray. This patience and devotion produced the richly decorated knot work which today is instantly recognizable as Irish. Celtic culture is interwoven with stories and the Celtic Knot tells a tale of enduring love. It reflects the convergence of mind, body and spirit – a message which is powerful and mystical today as it was in those ancient times. The twists and turns of the Celtic Knot symbolize the timeless nature of the human spirit. With no beginning and no end, this intricate decorations a sign of eternal life and never ending love.