Celts are famous for their knotwork designs and often tooled their
jewelry with their knotwork. Irish Celts are further known
for their claddagh symbol often found in brooches and rings.
I created this themed web set on the two concepts of Celtic
knot work and the Claddagh symbol. The elements of this
Claddagh symbol are often said to correspond to the qualities of love
(the heart), friendship (the hands), and loyalty (the
crown). I suggest using this rich brown colored
text as shown.
Above is the title graphic with how a web page title might look.
A blank for you to insert a web
page title on is in the .zip file. For this Celtic web theme
set I have used the font called "Coiled
Unical." If you don't have a graphic program
doing that, e-mail
me and I
will do it for you as time allows. Below you will find the
Celtic knot work graphic divider and heart with crown bullet designed
for this page. The
Celtic knot text buttons have been left blank for you to customize.
I've also included matching web graphics for navigation at
the bottom of designed pages if appropriate.
||The spelling of the word Claddagh
is often in error, the most common misspelling being Claddaugh, as well
as Cladagh and Claddah. The proper spelling is Claddagh which
is pronounced - Clad ah.
original symbol of the "Fisher Kings" of the Galway town of Claddagh,
Ireland, (pronounced clada) the design was first fashioned into the
traditional ring back in the 17th Century during the reign of Mary II.
way that a Claddagh ring is worn on the hand is usually intended to
convey the wearer's romantic availability, or lack thereof.
The ring worn on the right hand, crown turned inward tells your heart
is yet unoccupied, worn with the crown turned outwards reveals love is
being considered. Worn on the left hand the crown turned outward shows
all, your heart is truly spoken for.
Claddagh Ring belongs to a widespread group of finger rings called Fede
or "Faith rings" which date from Roman times. They are
distinguished by having the bezel cut or cast in the form of two
clasped hands, symbolising faith, trust or "plighted
To save the Celtic Claddagh clip art, you may download
the .zip file which includes the graphics and HTML template.
Do not link to the
graphics on this page! Please note that this set is free to
on personal websites only (although donations are always greatly
appreciated!). Those sites that hope to generate
income (business site) there is a requested $10 minimum donation through Pay
Whether it is a commercial or personal
site, please use the text (linked to this site) below for every
page you use these
Celtic Claddagh Web Design
of Crystal Cloud Graphics
is a home based graphic design and drafting firm that has been in
since 1978. It is owned and operated by Kythera
If you would like to commission a specially designed theme or graphic
send an e-mail.
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