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The Claddagh Ring and Its Meaning

By: Ron Whittaker

Claddaghring

Jewelry fun fact

Traditional Irish ring meaning Love, Loyalty and Friendship. The heart represents love, the crown represents loyalty and the hands represent friendship.

-When worn on the right hand facing outward  (away from the body) this indicates that the wearer is not in a serious relationship and may be single. “Their heart is open”

-When worn on the right hand facing inward (towards the body) this indicates the wearer is in a relationship. “Someone captured their heart”

-When worn on the left hand ring finger facing outward (away from the body) it generally indicates the wearer is engaged.

-When worn on the left hand ring finger facing inward (towards the body) it generally indicates the wearer is married.