Here at crafty celts we offer historically inspired irish and viking jewelry handcrafted from bronze copper and sterling silver. Carraig donn presents a beautiful range of earrings in a wide variety of designs including top irish brands such as knight day both online and in store across ireland.
The great majority are open at the front although some had hook and ring closures and a few had mortice and tenon locking catches to close them.
Celtic torc jewellery. A torc also spelled torq or torque is a large rigid or stiff neck ring in metal made either as a single piece or from strands twisted together. Our purpose is to celebrate our heritage by recapturing and preserving the traditions of artistic achievement put forth by the ancient celtic peoples. It developed and flourished during the late iron age from about 450 bce to the roman conquest in the 1st century bce succeeding the early iron age hallstatt culture without any definite cultural break under the impetus of considerable mediterranean influence from the greeks in pre roman gaul.
The la tène culture l ə ˈ t ɛ n. Was a european iron age culture. Many seem designed for near permanent wear and would have been difficult to remove.