For Centuries Turf or Peat has been an integral part of Irish history and culture. Boglands as they are known, possess a rugged beauty that has inspired generations. Used as a source of fuel to this day, this wonderful and unique product of the land has become a fine medium of artistic expression. Enriched wiht links to our past and cultural identity.
ST. BRIGIDS ASLO KNOWN AS MARY OF THE GAEL, IS THE CELTIC SAINT OF WELL BEING. SHE WOVE THE ORIGINAL SYMBOLIC CROSS FROM RUSHES FROM THE RIVER SHANNON. AN IRISH TRADITION IS TO HANG HER CROSS OVER DOORS ON THE FEAST DAY OF FEBRUARY 1st TO INVITE GOOD HEALTH FOR THE COMING YEAR. SAINT BRIGID BUILT THE FIRST IRISH CONVENT BESIDE A HUGE OAK TREE, KNOWN AS CILL DARA (CHURCH OF THE OAK TREE), NOW KNOWN AS KILDARE.
St Bridgets Cross is 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
Made in Ireland