Monday, December 8, 2008

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Monday, December 1, 2008

The Expensive White Gold Diamond Crosses

If you are looking for one of the most expensive crosses money can buy, you need to take a look at the white gold diamond crosses. This is one of the most expensive pieces of jewelry I have ever seen. It is also one of the most popular pieces of jewelry that I have ever seen. These crosses make great gifts for your friends and family, as well as a great gift for yourself. If you are looking for a style that is both practical and very appealing to the eye, you need to look into the white gold diamond crosses. It's everything that you are looking for.

White Gold Diamond Cross Necklace

There are a few reasons why the white gold diamond crosses are so expensive. The first few reasons make a lot of sense if you think about it. First of all, it's made with diamonds (hence the name white gold diamond crosses). Diamonds have always been very expensive, and that is why we always look up to them so much. Next, this is made out of white gold. Now most of us know that the white gold costs more than the normal gold (why I do not know).

White Gold Diamond Cross

So right there you have two main reasons why this type of cross costs more than the other ones. However, these are not the only two reasons. Next, you have to look at how popular this piece of jewelry is. Many people love to get crosses, and the cross has become one of the number one talked about jewelry pieces in the world. Not only that, people tend to like the white gold diamond crosses the most. Thus you have to look at the supply and demand. There is a high demand for these crosses, so they can charge more money for them, because people will pay whatever they have to to get their hands on one.

White Gold Diamond Baguette Cross

There are a few different places you can go to when you are looking for these white gold diamond crosses. First, you should check your local stores. If you can find it here, that will be great. However, keep in mind that the stores sometimes jack up the prices of these things.

White Gold Diamond Cross Pendant

Thus you need to also compare different prices. This is very easy to do online. Of course, the problem with getting things online is that you do not get to see it before you buy it. So if you do not like it there is not much you can do... You can look at as many pictures as you like, but until it is in your hands you will never truly know what it looks like.

Gold Diamond Cross Pendant

There are a lot of different gifts you can get for people, and there are a lot of different things you can get for yourself. However, if you are looking for a way to show someone you really care, or you are just looking for the newest styles to wear, you need to go with the white gold diamond crosses. These can be hard to find at times, because of how popular they are.

If you get one everyone will know that you spent a lot of money on it. It is sure to be the topic of many conversations, because everyone is going to want to know where you got that great piece of jewelry (you do not have to tell them if you do not want to).

Friday, October 24, 2008

Unite Pedicure Feet With White Gold Toe Rings

Now feet are also emphasized to get a good reputation and a good impression. The accessories that are now available in jewelry stores are unlimited. There are anklets with different styles and designs while toe rings also kicked in developing a whole separate market for just feet accessories.

CZ Toe Ring

The fact that these jewelries have now become a part of our daily wear and an accessory we choose to wear in a regular or a fancy occasion. I don’t mind dressing up my feet and actually taking out time to buy accessories for it as long as my feet are worth dressing up. Don’t take me the wrong way but not many people are generally conscious about their hygienic conditions when it comes to feet.

White Gold CZ Toe Ring

People who are conscious about their looks should also be conscious about their sanitation conditions for feet. While majority of the people start judging a person from head while the rest of them are starting their judgment from someone’s toe. Even if you consider the first case he/she will eventually come to your feet sooner or later and believe me it is not going to take that much long. Now do you want to loose an excellent job due to the unhygienic feet you have been “maintaining” for so long? It does not matter what profession you are from, a woman is suppose to keep herself in tip top shape as all eyes are on her. Being a female boss can require more time to take care of your looks while a female employee does have to visit the beauty parlor once in a while as there is no way around it. If you are a mother/working mother then home kits for pedicures can be purchased to keep your appearance and impression great on others.

White Gold Diamond Toe Ring

Observation says that mostly people who have good looks, dress up great or take care of their hygiene make friends quickly than others as well as get their dream job soon. When you start getting pedicures more often you naturally get an urge to buy accessory to dazzle them up even more.

Diamond White Gold Toe Ring

You have a lovely, elegant pair of shoes then all you need is an anklet and a toe ring. Sterling silver is preferable for casual wear but you can purchase silver or white gold for parties and weddings. All these white gold toe rings are adjustable with precious stones or diamonds fixed in between while some of them have variety of shapes and styles. Some of the white gold toe rings have bit of a blackish tinge while others look like pure silver in color.

The patterns made in them are different as some have hearts, circles and butterflies while others have flowers and diamonds fixed all around or fixed elegantly in the middle of it. If you want to purchase a white gold toe ring then our online jewelry store can be visited.

White Gold Toe Ring

Although you may find white gold toe rings a little bit more expensive than other plain metal but they are worth buying. The shinny and incredible look they give will be worth every penny. Toe rings are also available in silver and yellow gold.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Cute, Girly and Attractive Heart Hoop Earrings

From all the ornaments including anklets, bracelets, necklaces, rings and so on I simply cannot resist hoop earrings. I believe you do not need other accessory to dazzle up your look when you have a set of hoop earrings in your ear and you are good to go. Circle shaped hoop earrings are the most common and popular ones but you can also get them in triangle, square, rectangle and heart. The best part of hoop earrings are they can adjust to any face cut and any length of hair accentuating your features. You can purchase artificial earrings for daily wear and gold, silver plated hoop earrings with diamonds, pearls or other semi-precious stones for fancy occasions.

Hearts Hoop Earrings

At first I was not much of a fan of earrings when small studs were worn and were considered to be fashionable. They just did not go with my face cut and my hair style but when hoop earrings kicked in I knew this was an accessory I can never give up on. Just looking at those hoop earrings was irresistible for me where I had to have all the kinds of hoops in shapes of triangle, rectangle, square, circle and heart. There is no looking bad when you have a pair of hoop earrings in your ear. No matter where you are off to, forget other accessories and go with earrings that will dangle down. The sizes of course vary as you can get hoop earrings that will stay close to your earlobes or the ones that practically touches your shoulder. You can choose any of the size according to your features and hairstyle.

Heart Tube Hoop Earrings

I do own a lot of hoop earrings in circles but the ones I want to try are heart hoop earrings. I came across some heart earrings on few jewelry websites where one side of them is plain plated with gold or sterling silver and the other half of the heart is filled with bright, shinny diamonds. The picture of that earring is so tempting but I had to look for another earring after I saw its price. However, they are ideal as a beautiful gift by a husband to his wife or a wedding gift to the new bride.

Double Heart Hoop Earrings

Other few heart hoop earrings I came across were in the shape of a heart in sterling silver. I mean literally in the shape of heart unlike the shape we have given the heart with two semi circles joining. It seemed very elegant with a shinny touch. Another heart hoop earrings I liked were cubic zirconia’s heart hoop earrings with silver chain dropping down available in an affordable price. You may also find 2 hoops or 3 hoops earrings in different shapes if you want to compensate a simple outfit on a fancy occasion.

Triple Hoop Earrings

If you are planning to get pieces of jewelry then go for heart hoop earrings. They are cute, girly and will go with any hairstyle, face cut, outfit and occasion. Just slide them inside your ears and love the dangling feeling they give against your face. You can visit websites like “Nex tag” for multiple hoop earrings, “Jewel Basket” for heart hoop earrings with diamonds or “Onatoka” for plain silver, gold plated heart hoop earrings. Order them for yourself or a bride to be who will just adore those diamond heart hoop earrings. Trust me every penny of yours spent on them will be worth it.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

What to Look for in Emerald Jewelry Sets

Emerald jewelry sets have always been popular. Whatever may be the occasion; these emerald jewelry sets seem to serve as the perfect gift. It could be a birthday or a wedding they make for the perfect gift. Emerald jewelry sets can be found being widely sold at leading jewelry stores. A simple online search can help you locating a jewelry store near you selling them. Emeralds are among the most precious gemstones found in the world. The cost of emerald jewelry sets depends on the type of emeralds used in them. While emeralds with several inclusions cost less the ones without many inclusions will cost you more.

Emerald Jewelry Set

Emeralds are among the most precious of gemstones. Emeralds have always been associated with a certain kind of mystique and prestige for a long time now. Historical references point out to instances when wars have been fought for this precious gemstone. Throughout history there have been several such instances. With all its splendor and prestige it is no big surprise that more and more people are going in for emerald jewelry sets.

A simple online search can put you across literally hundreds of online jewelry stores that sell emerald jewelry sets. Whether it is a birthday or a wedding, there are emerald jewelry sets for every possible occasion. From bracelets to necklaces and earrings you can find all sorts of items being part of emerald jewelry sets. These pieces of jewelry do cost you a fortune, but with intense competition prevailing, you can always find someone who can sell them to you at a relatively cheaper price.

Finding high quality emeralds is something that is very rare. The value of an emerald is calculated based on the number of inclusions that a particular emerald stone has. Gemologists can find out the value of an emerald by its clarity. The clarity of these gemstones is affected by the number of inclusions in it. The value of an emerald is also dependant on the color. For instance a brilliant green emerald is always costlier than a bluish emerald. All these aspects in turn decide the cost of emerald jewelry sets.

You should always be careful while buying emerald jewelry sets, since you can be easily duped into buying fake jewelry. It is for this reason that you should be buying emerald jewelry sets from high quality jewelry stores only. There are certain certifications, like the GIA certification for instance, which you need to look for when buying emerald jewelry sets. You should check the stones from all sides and for their color. You should also check for some inclusions or flaws or bubbles when you buy emeralds. Whenever you buy them online you should make sure that you buy them from an authentic online source.

The internet is full of useful information on emeralds. There are literally hundreds of websites which are dedicated to the topic. There are many useful online guides that help you distinguish between a real and a fake emerald stone. Going through such details will definitely help you while shopping for emerald jewelry sets. The internet is also the best place to learn about the prevailing prices of emerald stones. Shopping around is the key to shopping for emerald jewelry sets. Once you visit many jewelry stores, you will then get a fairly good idea about the cost and quality on offer. This makes the entire shopping process easier.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

An Overview Of Dolphin Anklets

The use of dolphin anklets in jewelry dates several centuries back in history when sailors used to wear them as a tribute to dolphins, considered as a symbol of safety and hope. Today, dolphin anklets are popular among many young people who are fond of dolphins in one way or another. These anklets are available in various designs and metallic compositions, allowing the jewelry enthusiasts to make choice according to personal taste. Sterling silver and gold dolphin anklets are more popular among young people including sportsmen and women. Most of the dolphin anklets come in very affordable prices and can be bought online from most jewelry sellers.

14K Two-Tone Gold Dolphin Anklet

The use of anklets and bracelets go hand in hand since anklets are just "ankle bracelets" and wearing anklets in combination with bracelets of similar design or look completes a person's profile in terms of jewelry items. Anklets and bracelets are usually created by using a particular them: a pattern of colors, designs, and/or figures. Dolphin anklets are those in which the figure of a dolphin is the central theme. These anklets have a long history of use and, traditionally, they were worn by sailors who believed that seeing a dolphin during a voyage would bring them protection from disasters. Dolphin anklets are now widely used by people of different age groups, especially younger ones as a symbol of luck and/or to display their enthusiasm for dolphins-one of the best friends of mankind.

14K White Gold Dolphin Anklet

Dolphin anklets available today are made from different metals but sterling silver anklets and gold anklets are cherished above all others. Among sterling silver anklets, two designs are most popular: those having a single or two dolphins and a simple sterling silver chain; and the ones with a number of dolphin couples repeated along the chain's length. These designs look great with all colors of dress and sandals. For uniqueness, some jewelers offer sterling silver dolphin anklets with crystals of various colors that go with a particular color dress or theme; green crystals for example are liked for their prominently cool look.

Most of the gold dolphin anklets are liked for their traditional golden shine. Two main styles of gold dolphin anklets are popular these days. In one of these, dolphin charms made of gold dangle from a circular chain. The other kinds of anklets are those in which the dolphin charms are connected within the chains link such that they become part of the chain when it is closed around the ankle. Besides these designs, which are singularly themed around dolphins, other varieties combine dolphins with other figures like hearts, chime balls etc. Dolphin anklets with a combination of both yellow and white gold are liked by people who prefer to wear two tones instead of one. And of course, there are other tones added for a more personalized look e.g. rose, blue, light green etc.

14K Gold Enameled Dolphin Anklet

The size of a particular anklet chosen varies from person to person according to individual physique (more delicate anklets for slender and soft ankles) but also from time to time for the same person. For example, many people prefer to use a relatively smaller size of anklets while they are in the workplace. Same holds true for players of certain sports so as to prevent the anklet from interfering with the activity. On the other hand, people in private or informal gatherings may choose to wear larger dolphin anklets for greater prominence. In any case, the best recommended dolphin anklets are those with an adjustable chain down to any comfortable length.

Cheap Ruby Jewelry is Lovely to Look

Red ruby is regarded as one of the rarest gemstones in the whole world. As a result there is always a high demand for this very gemstone, even at an abnormally high price. Prized by royalty and fought over in wars, this gemstone still retains its mystique and allure.

14K Gold Ruby Birthstone Ring

Furthermore this birthstone for the month of July is hard to find in nature, and for that reason most of the world's rubies today are lab created. Therefore although in this day and age the prices of rubies are lessened to a certain extent, but the craziness of people even for the cheap ruby jewelry is beyond imagination. More and more populace prefers the cheap ruby jewelry in the faint hope of triumphing over the destiny.

14K Gold July Ruby Birthstone Girl Charm

It is true that to the common men there is no need to introduce ruby, which is regarded in the international arena as one of the most precious stones, having the ability to shine radiantly in a necklace and at the same time glow with a delicacy in a ring.

Diamond and Ruby Cross Pendant

There is an inseparable relation between red color and ruby and when it shines in the brightest manner anywhere and at any time a thousand desires is said to get ignited. This is known as the magic of the gemstone of ruby. There is simply no doubt in it that being one of the rarest stones, ruby is both precious and expensive, and beyond the reach of common men to have it. For this reason there is a greater demand for the cheap ruby jewelry from the common men, which are extensively used as a part of beautification, for any social or even religious gathering. What has more been found is that in spite of being produced in laboratories the red stone in the cheap ruby jewelry does represent a unique power that comes with the red color which happens to be both the color of blood, the color of an enchanting sunset and also of love. But in this regard if you prefer a more expensive ruby in comparison to the economical one, you shall have to recognize the good one from the lesser by looking at the color saturation. Well, for that you must be proficient since it is indeed tough to identify a good ruby having a high color saturation that occurs mainly for the combination of a red fluorescent emission and a bluish red body color. But bear in mind that the price of a good ruby jewelry is beyond imagination, for which it is better to go for the cheap ruby jewelry, that do provide brilliant shining and also economical rate, at the same time.

14K July Birthstone Ruby Bear Charm

It is also necessary to know that the red color for which ruby is famous happens to be one of the rare and glorious accidents of nature, and for this red glow ruby is so popular. It is to be noted that the Thai and the Cambodian rubies are purer versions of red, but there is the presence of a scarcity of the fluorescence for which some rubies are famous.

14K Gold July Ruby Baby Shoe Charm

But as has been said earlier they are also heavily priced, for which to buy ruby it is better to approach with a good budget. If not you will not be able to get hold of the accurate ruby jewelry and for this it is better to find substitutes and also synthetic replacements. The cheap ruby jewelry cannot be distinguished from their authentic counterparts unless they are kept under gemological scrutiny. For this you can be assured that your cheap ruby jewelry will also glow like the real one.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Diamond And Emerald Earrings – Internationally Acclaimed For Their Graces

Throughout the human civilization from time to time there have been the emergence of different trends in several aspects of life, but there are indeed only a very few of them that have been able to withstand the obstacles of time and have therefore continued. Now in respect of jewelry the diamond and emerald earrings have thus surpassed the obstructions of time and have been continuing from the earliest periods of human history. The chief reason behind this is that the diamond and emerald earrings by virtue of their intrinsic qualities have been able to earn the admiration of the monarchies and also the people of the modern ages, for which there have been regular excavations and also cultivations. Whether it is in regard of style, radiance or even magnetism they have outshined others and have therefore sustained their leading positions.

Diamond And Emerald Earrings

However with the presence and regular occurrence of several alternatives in the modern age it is quite common for women to wear anything they like to have, especially the types of bangles and also earrings. But if we give a rapt attention it will be found that still the leading position is held by the diamond and emerald earrings. To be very precise, when we are engaged in any thorough discussion over the changing aspects of culture and along with it the jewelries of people as a whole we must come to the conclusion that there has been one consistent aspect. The leading position in the industry of jewelry has always been under the diamond and emerald earrings. This was the same even thousands of years ago. There is simply no doubt that people of both genders worn ear rings in different cultures, but the greatest preference had always been the diamond and emerald earrings. The more distance we travel in the avenues of history we will realize that in the past earrings were also very common fashion even among men.

Emerald And Diamond Earrings

Till now, if you visit to many parts of the world, for instance the northern part of India, you will come across many men who still wear earrings as a part of their ancient tradition. Now as far as the other regions are concerned with the change of time, avocation and several other aspects the situation has changed to a great extent. In this day and age, the earrings whether they are diamond and emerald earrings or others, happen to be more common with women. But at the same time, as has already been said, in spite of the presence of earrings made of gold or other metals, the place of emerald earrings is unique among women. Women use them in the best sense as fashion accessories and to many women if their jewelry box remains devoid of a variety of earrings, the best will be if there are diamond and emerald earrings that are appropriate for different occasions they find themselves as merely incomplete.

Gold Emerald Diamond Earrings

To have a full-fledged idea of and also to judge the appeal and relevance of diamond and emerald earrings among women in the global spectrum several studies have been conducted. These studies happening under the auspices of internationally acclaimed organizations have confirmed that the diamond and emerald earrings by far happen to be the most classic and formal ones. Both of them are equipped with certain dignities, elegances along with images of sophistication and style. For this they are found to be matched to a wide variety of outfits ranging from formal evening attire, to more casual jeans or even a business suit. The basic reason behind this is the gallant outlook of both the metals from which the diamond and emerald earrings are formed. To conclude, both of diamonds and emeralds happen to be the most acclaimed jewels in the international arena, and are also distinguished for their dazzling light and luster. To the views of the experts, in the last thousands of years there has not been any such metal that can challenge the grace of these, and none will also be in the subsequent millennium.

Monday, June 2, 2008

Different Types Of Bracelets

Jewelry is to boost up your look or dazzle up a boring outfit. A pair of earrings, bracelet, rings or necklace has become a must if you are going out for shopping, job or just casually hanging out with your friends. They are the easy way to get some compliments while an interesting topic between girlfriends. Fashion nowadays stress on comfort while looking good. Bracelets and other accessories these days are stretchable with designs and styles that can be worn without feeling itchy. The different types of bracelets available are ideal for each occasion. Further the article discusses different types of bracelets for different occasions.

Gemstone Slide Bracelet

The different types of bracelets available in jewelry stores are perfect for everywhere and anywhere. No matter what the occasion is these bracelets of gold, silver, diamonds, pearls or beads can be worn with outfits. Some of the major types of bracelets are sport bracelets, tennis bracelets, charm bracelets, bangles and slap bracelets.

Diamond Tennis Bracelet

Tennis bracelets: these bracelets may seem like they must be stretchable and for rough use but they are the ones made of diamonds not under 1 carat and pearls and precious gemstones. These bracelets are called so as a famous tennis player called Chris Evert was once playing a tournament and lost her precious diamond bracelet in the middle of it and stopped the match to retrieve those diamonds. From then onwards bracelets were named tennis bracelets.

Sport bracelets: These bracelets are worn for a noble cause like to financially help people suffering from cancer, aids and so on. These sport bracelets were brought in to the spotlight by Lance Armstrong and Nike. These bought personality and label being famous had to make no effort in to bringing them in fashion. These stretchable colorful wristbands have a message or a text engraved. They are unisex which made them more popular providing jewelry to men as well. They became so popular that after sometime these bracelets of the same color and design started to sell on websites like eBay etc distracting people from the cause they came out in the first place. The focus was then on making money rather than helping the people this band will benefit.

Charm bracelets: The famous and a company in demand for making jewelry, the charms. How can we forget the bracelets and other accessories charms have brought their customers? These charms are available ready made with different designs and styles and can also be custom made especially for you. These bracelets are usually made of silver or gold with interlinked or chains connecting the entire bracelet giving them a delicate look.

Sapphire and Diamond Bangle Bracelet

Bangles: bangle bracelets are in a hard solid form which is not dangling down your wrist but still they look good with casual wear. In Pakistan and other eastern countries bangles made of glass called “Churian” and plastic are popular to be worn in family get together and weddings by most of the girls.

Slap Bracelets: These bracelets are mostly worn by punks and teenagers with gothic personalities. They have a leather black background with spikes or sharp edges coming out of them. Later on many countries banned these slap bracelets due to the injury they caused to other people by the sharp edges coming out of them. They still are worn by teenagers and even elder people with a cool top and jeans for casual occasions and friend’s get together.

Finding The Right Swarovski Crystal Toe Rings For You

Many people have heard of Swarovski crystal toe rings, but what a lot of people do not know is how many different kinds of these toe rings there are. Sure they have your every day run of the mill old crystal toe rings, but they also have toe rings that can fit anyone's personality. The great think about Swarovski crystal toe rings is that you can find them at pretty good prices if you know where to look. Usually things that offer as much detail as these would cost you a lot of money, but most of these you can get for under ten dollars, which is a great price on jewelry.

Crystal always looks good, and this statement holds true when you are talking about Swarovski crystal toe rings. These are toe rings that are made out of crystal, and are stunning to look at. The great thing about these toe rings is that you can get them in all different sizes and shapes. In fact, they have toe rings to meet just about anyone's personality. These crystal toe rings even come in sets that are made to go on all your toes. One set that I saw was flowers, and they made a different ring for each toe, giving your foot the complete look. The only slight problem with a lot of these Swarovski crystal toe rings is how big they are. When you are wearing a normal toe ring you can usually still get your shoes on. It made not feel great, but you still can get them on. With these, you always have to wear open toe shoes. This is because they are full of so much detail that a lot of them are pretty big, and that causes you not to be able to wear closed toe shoes.

Now your question is how much are they, and where can I get them? Well you can pick them up in lots of different stores. However, you need to bear in mind that getting them online is the best idea you can have. By getting them online you will be able to look through thousands of Swarovski crystal toe rings, and pick out the one that best suits you. If you shop for them at local stores, there is a good chance you may miss out on buying one you really like somewhere else. This is because most stores can not carry all the different styles of toe rings (there is just way too many). Now, on to the prices. These prices can range from $0.50 to $100. It really just depends on what you get. Usually these toe rings are going to run you from $5 to $10. This is if you are looking to get a special toe ring. I mean, if you are going to get one anyway, it might as well be one worth getting.

Swarovski crystal toe rings are taking the world by storm. Mostly because these toe rings are big enough to see. Other toe rings are so small that you can not even notice them on someone's feet unless you are rubbing their feet, and how many random people do you go up to and give foot massages? These are the perfect answer for anyone that is looking for a big toe ring that can cause quite a stir. After all, anything that is made out of crystal is usually nice enough to get notice right away.

The Symbolism Of Gold Celtic Crosses

What do the Druids, the old Irish-Catholic priest, the Irish Pub all have in common? Every one of these proper nouns has their own take on just what is a Celtic cross. Symbolism abounds, history marks its territory and you will find that both the Presbyterian and the Catholic believe the Celtic cross to be its own. Can’t you see that discussion in living color!

White Gold Celtic Claddagh Cross

Now then, nothing can possibly be more ornate than glittering gold Celtic crosses. Just imagine, the rings and the runes all gilded onto gold Celtic crosses. Continue with your imaginative meandering. Runes are any of the figures of ancient alphabets engraved on a surface eons ago. Although frequently known as a Celtic Christianity emblem or cross, these symbols pre-date Christianity.

Step into the pub and listen to the old myths and stories as told by the Irishmen who are in the know. According to legend, the Celtic cross was brought to the Emerald Isle by Saint Patrick, himself with the intent of ousting the pagans. Saint Patty probably combined a wee bit of lore with the cross and a rendering of the sun to make believers of the lot. Perhaps he thought the sun had life; I wonder if Patty ever beheld gold Celtic crosses? These ornate beauties emerge as symbols of reverence and unlike the crucifixes of European origin, the Celtic cross is a sight to behold of artistic value without the cruelty.

Gold Celtic CZ Cross Pendant

Perhaps the cross in a circle emerged from the Chi Rho, which of course are the two Greek letters that spell out the name of Christ. That would certainly give credence to the lore of Saint Patrick bring the wondrous message of Christ to heathens with the Celtic cross.

Unfortunately, these crosses, even the beautiful golden Celtic crosses, have gone the way of so many lovely things. They have become political symbols, debased with a message that has no resemblance of the original beautiful cross. As a matter of fact, corruption of this extraordinary symbol is so heinous that all forms of the ancient Celtic cross have been banned from Italy and cannot be displayed in stadiums to avoid provoking racist or fascist crises.

Golden Celtic crosses in the truest sense of the meaning make beautiful pieces of jewelry. The Irish, Scottish and Welsh all identify with this cross. It is symbolic of both faith and ethnicity.

The circles are indicative of the sun or eternity. Another line of thinking explains that the circle represents the endless love of God. The entire cross is characteristic of Celtic religion.

As early as 600 A.D. free standing Celtic crosses were erected throughout the Celtic areas of Great Britain and Ireland. Some still have the inscriptions in runes we referred to earlier, ancient letters or characters used in inscriptions. Some of the most famous of the ancient, freestanding Celtic crosses are located in various counties in Ireland.

Enameled Celtic Cross

Allow yourself to be transported with me for just a wee bit of time to ancient Ireland. Imagine, if you will and gaze upon these artifacts. Reach out and touch the stone; trace the inscription, observe the moment with honor and reverence. Forget that these were borrowed pagan symbols. Simply concentrate on the almost holy moment in time as your heart is captured in tribute to the Glory of the Most High God.

Dream and imagine for just a little longer, sparkling golden Celtic crosses, crafted of that fine and precious metal, artistically designed with the ring, or the sun, encircling the intersection of the cross. What a find that would be! Perhaps holding one of these delicate pieces is inspiration enough to set your thoughts and dreams on High.