How to Wear A Claddagh Ring

The Irish Jewelry Company's Blog

Experience every stage of love, loyalty and friendship. There is an old Irish saying that goes, “With These hands, I give you my heart and crown it with my love.”

  • To wear a Claddagh ring on the right hand with the crown turned outwards, away from you indicates that the wearer is single.
  • To wear a Claddagh ring on the right hand with the crown turned inward, towards you symbolizes that the wearer is being courted in a relationship.
  • To wear a Claddagh ring on the left hand with the crown turned outwards, away from you indicates a romantic engagement.
  • To wear a Claddagh ring on the left hand with the crown turned inward, towards you on the left hand indicates marriage.

Claddagh Traditions… In Ireland it is traditional for mothers to hand down claddagh rings to their daughters.

The Meaning of the Claddagh… The Irish Claddagh, pronounced [klah-duh] is called a fáinne…

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