St Brigid's Cross Hanging Ornament

St Brigid's Cross Hanging Ornament

Item# S729
Why We Love This
Traditional St. Bridget's Cross

Easy to Hang

Product Details

This beautiful antique bronze style St. Brigidís Hanging Ornament is the perfect Irish symbol for your home or as a gift to a friend. The cross comes with a gold ribbon for easy hanging.

St. Brigidís Cross is traditionally woven from reeds every February 1 as a tribute to St. Brigid and is thought to protect the home and family from harm wherever it is displayed. St. Brigid is associated with Irelandís many rivers, tributaries, loughs and islands and is said to have converted a pagan Irish high chief on his deathbed by weaving him this style cross from reeds. Since then, the tradition has been carried on in Irish culture each year.

Wild Goose Studio was founded in 1970 by artists Brian Scott-McCarthy and Kathleen Smyth to create a range of artifacts inspired by Irelandís rich cultural heritage and contemporary design. Based in Kinsale, County Cork.

Hand crafted from resin. Bronze coated. Measures approximately 3 in. x 3 in.

Made in Ireland.
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