Marcasite Claddagh Ring
Originating from 16th Century Galway, the Irish Claddagh with it two hands clasping a heart surmounted by a crown represents: Love (the heart), Loyalty (the crown) and Friendship (the hands).
The Claddagh Ring is traditionally worn:
|On the left hand 3rd finger for marriage:
Heart inwards - Your married.
Heart outwards - Your engaged.
|On the right hand any finger for friendship:
Heart inwards - Your heart is taken.
Heart outwards - Your heart is available.
Crown to Tip (mm): 9.2