A beautiful vintage style hand-made pocket watch with engraved Irish Claddagh design. The three parts of the claddagh design - heart, clasped hands and crown -represent love, frienship and loyalty. This classic pocket watch is Quartz and measures 2 inches in diameter with a 14 inch pocket watch chain length. Pewter never dates and is a superb display piece.
Handcrafted in Ireland by a skilled craftsperson Mullingar Pewter. Mullingar Pewter, based in County Westmeath, Ireland, has always applied the highest standards of design and craftsmanship to produce pewter gifts of the highest quality, continuing a tradition dating back some 800 years. Each piece is still made in the traditional way in a crafts workshop by Irish men and women, specially trained in the old casting methods, meticulous assembly and delicate hand finishing. These skills take years to acquire and each piece of pewter bears the company touchmark which his a guarantee in itself.
This classic pocket watch measures 2 inches in diameter with a 14 inch chain length
The Claddagh Symbol
The meaning, significance and history of the Claddagh symbol has a rich ancient past that dates back to over 300 years. A small fishing village in Galway, Ireland called the Claddagh was where the tradition of the Claddagh rings first started. The word Claddagh itself comes from the Irish term 'An Cladach' that means a 'flat stony shore'. The crown symbolizes Loyalty, the heart - Love and the hands represent Friendship.
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