The Celts were one of the largest groups of people in Europe. Their wide-spread culture can be seen in historical record from 1200 to 600 BC.
Today, Celtic themed weddings and jewelry including celtic engagement rings and wedding bands are gaining popularity for their intricate designs and meaningful symbolism that match this purpose well.
Some of the most well-known Celtic symbols used in rings are the trinity knot, claddagh, ogham, and the warrior shield. To help you see for yourself how each of these are creatively used in wedding rings, we have a put together a list below. For each ring, the symbol is explained.
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Celtic Diamond Gold Knot by George Postgate
A masterpiece created by highly skilled craftsmanship. One of the most famous of Celtic knot symbols, this endless looped knot symbolizes eternity.
Adorned with five diamonds, the dual-shade makes this wedding band an elegant option.
The knots are made in 14K yellow gold, while the sides and interiors are of 14D white gold (read: white gold with palladium alloy for a better quality).
Gents Silver & Gold Claddagh Ring by Solvar
This intricately made ring features two Celtic symbols: the Claddagh and the Celtic knot. The center details are made in 10k gold while the band is made of sterling silver.
This can be ordered individually or as a set for him and her. What better than putting on a symbolic ring on each other while reciting wedding vows of love, friendship, and loyalty as represented by Celtic culture?
Platinum Diamond Celtic Wedding Set by Doron Merav
This magnificent Celtic knot wedding set features a classical princess cut diamond. A trio of diamonds contours the centerpiece beautifully within intertwined knots.
Men’s Celtic Spiral Wedding Ring
Simple and authentic, this handmade infinite spiral ring is made in Ireland. The Triskele symbol is another favourite Celtic design. The Celts believed everything important comes in threes. Each spiral has three lines representing family.
Celtic Knot Diamond Ring by Sophia Fine Jewelry
The Celtic trinity symbolizes endless love. This lovely ring has a round-cut diamond centerpiece and twelve small diamonds inside the knots. For added detail, there is a crown under the centerpiece on the bridge of the shank. Great for a romantic engagement!
Irish Knot Solitaire Diamond Ring by Lucy’s Fine Jewelry
A Celtic twist to a classical single stone engagement ring? Voila! Featuring a large round diamond on gold, the Celtic trinity knots are carefully made on each shoulder.
Celtic Warrior Ring by My Irish Jeweler
Highly detailed with a historical feel, this ring features the ancient alphabet Ogham and the Warrior Shield.
Starting a new beginning with your life partner, the word ‘faith’ is written on this ring in Ogham as a blessing for a lifetime. A truly well-crafted ring designed to be a family heirloom.
Yellow Gold Celtic Wedding Band by Mour & Co
This simple yet elegant wedding band has Celtic knots imprinted on yellow gold. There is added detail on the edges of the band.
Meteorite Celtic Wedding Band by Johan Rust
If you’re after a creative ring that has both Celtic symbolism and a stone throughout, this out-of-this-world wedding band is an option. The Celtic knots are made in polished gold on meteorite. Original!
Eternity Trinity Celtic Knot Ring by MDCDiamonds
This grand design features trinity shaped knots on yellow gold. For added elegance, both edges of the wedding band have round-cut diamonds on channel setting. This surely makes a statement!
Celtic Warrior Shield Wedding Band
This Celtic design features a warrior shield and intricate details framed by beads. The center is in a different shade for emphasis.
Radiant Diamond Celtic Ring by MDCDiamonds
Celtic design with a sparkle? This classic cathedral style ring boasts a lot of blink with rows of round diamonds framing the Celtic trinity knots. The centerpiece is a radiant cut diamond.
Celtic Cross Wedding Ring by Jewelry Designs
This wedding band features a Celtic weave with a cross at the center. As a Christian Celtic wedding band, this embraces both tradition and roots.
The cross is one of the more well-known Celtic elements used to symbolize the four elements of water, fire, earth, and air.
Celtic Nature Inspired Milgrain Ring by Mour and Co
If you’re looking for a nature-inspired Celtic ring, this wedding band is an inspiration. Minimalist and on-point!
Celtic Antique Style Engraved Flowers Ring by Dinar Jewelry
A floral take on the Celtic knot results in a lovely wedding band that is entirely unique. The addition of diamonds and emeralds give this ring a magical air.
Double Trinity ‘Roan’ Ring by Keith Jack
A well-designed solid silver wedding band highlighting two trinity knots in the center made with yellow gold.
Celtic engagement rings and wedding bands are a great option for those interested in symbolic meanings. If you suspect you have Celt ancestors or you just love their designs and the historical significance of iconic symbols, Celtic wedding rings are sure to complement your new chapter of life.
To choose a Celtic engagement ring, first decide which symbol or mixture of symbols you like your ring to have. Sterling silver is traditionally popular with Celtic rings, but you can have more than one metal to add detail to your ring. Decide the shades of metal and the width you’re interested in.
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