Celtic High Cross Brass Earrings

Celtic High Cross Brass Earrings

SKU: CEAR0389

The first examples of high crosses date to about the 9th century and occur in two groups: at Ahenny in Ireland, and at Iona - an Irish monastery off the Scottish coast. Popular legend in Ireland says that the Christian cross was introduced by Saint Patrick or possibly Saint Declan. It has often been claimed that Patrick combined the symbol of Christianity with the sun cross to give pagan followers an idea of the importance of the cross

  • Production Process

    Each item begins as a piece of sheet metal, copper, bronze, brass or nickel.  After a pattern is transferred to the metal, the piece is etched in a salt-water solution.  Each piece is hand cut, sanded, and polished. A patina may be applied or it may be hand painted with dye oxide.  A clear polymer coating is applied

$30.00Price