This new bone china mug is inspired by ancient Irish manuscripts which often had gold leaf details in illustrations of the four Gospels. Symbolising immortality, the colourful peacock was a significant subject in ancient Celtic art and the ‘eyes’ in the peacocks elaborate tail were thought to endow the bird with the gift of foresight.
Wake up in the morning with a freshly brewed mug of tea or coffee from this Irish Claddagh Ring bone china mug- it will add a touch of Celtic romance to your life or the life of a loved one. The romantic stories surrounding the Irish Claddagh Ring date back to 1596 and symbolize love loyalty and friendship. The Claddagh ring and Ireland go hand in hand.
These Irish Harp bone china mugs are part of a range of Irish mugs lovingly designed in Galway on the west coast of Ireland. The Celtic Irish Weave pattern on the mug with its multi-colored knot work and Irish Harp design is inspired by 9th century ancient Celtic manuscripts which would have been painted by monks onto vellum or calf skin. The Irish Harp is associated with singing and storytelling in the ancient Celtic community.