How To Choose A Celtic Tattoo

Many men and women celebrate their Celtic heritage by choosing tattoos that showcase the motifs of ancient Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Often, these intricate and ornate designs feature a style known as Celtic interlace – this latticework effect gives Celtic tattoos a rich, dimensional appearance that can be quite hypnotic. Celtic knot work (interlace) lines […]

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Irish Folklore – The Story Of Stingy Jack

An Irish curmudgeon named Stingy Jack is the protagonist of this classic Gaelic folktale. The story explores themes of amorality – as well as the power of the Irish gift of gab. If you’re never heard of this popular Irish folktale, which also features the Devil himself – and a turnip – you’ll enjoy learning […]

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Ireland In The Year 1981

Time moves quickly – sometimes, looking back at the important events, trends, and highlights of past decades can help us gain perspective. If you’re of Irish heritage, you’ll be inspired by this glimpse into Emerald Isle history…today, we’re traveling back into the decade of big hair, dramatic music videos, and the Cold War… Here are […]

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The Story Of Irish Descendent Bernardo O’Higgins

Known as a revolutionary who freed Chile from Spanish control, Bernardo O’ Higgins went down in history as a hero of the Chilean people. This military commander fought in the Chilean War Of Independence in 1818, and then he went on to become the first fully autonomous head of the Chilean state. The son of […]

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Celtic History – Lesser-Known Irish Saints

During the Middle Ages, the rituals and beliefs of the ancient Druids began to fade into the mists of time…In Ireland, Pagan beliefs were gradually replaced by a new Christian faith.. Monasteries began to dot the emerald-green landscape of this beautiful country, and a new atmosphere of theological learning prevailed…this new learning was based on […]

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Easter Rituals In Ireland

Easter is a special time in Ireland, as it is in many parts of the world – its significance is honored by the people of the Emerald Isle each and every spring. Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ happens in many different ways…from formal church services to lighthearted, family-friendly activities. These community events celebrate the […]

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See The Big Picture With Our New 360° Video Feature

At Irish Celtic Jewels, we’re always looking for new ways to show you the beauty and quality of our Celtic jewelry designs…with that in mind, we’ve created some exciting new features at our website. Now, you can experience 360 degree views of some of our most popular pieces – with our 360 […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Billings, Montana – March 12th, 2011

Big Sky country goes Gaelic on March 12th, 2011 – when the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Billings, Montana. For tourists and residents, this parade offers a wonderful way to connect with Irish heritage in a fun and festive atmosphere. The parade starts at 11 a.m. and it promises to be a […]

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Five Great Irish Films

Irish cinema offers important glimpses into the unique culture of the Irish people…whether great Irish movies capture historical elements or modern vibes, they are always original, evocative, and bestowed with the charming and spontaneous spirit of the Emerald Isle. For this list, we’ve compiled some great choices that are hits with critics and movie buffs […]

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Learn More About Irish Traditional Clothing

Have you ever wondered what your Irish ancestors wore in medieval times, or even further back in history? The ornamental Irish garden design shown at left echoes the more primitive dwelling places of the Irish people…their clothing, shoes, hairstyles, and accessories all fit in with a style of living that was earthy and very practical. […]

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