Irish Gifts for Saint Patrick’s Day

by WriterArtist

This St. Patrick Day let us all become a bit Irish to get into the spirit of a special celebration which is dedicated to the patron saint of Ireland.

Irish gifts are perfect for wedding gifts, baby shower and any other ceremonies.

On Saint Patrick’s Day, it is traditional to wear green dresses, all gear that displays shamrock or any accessory that shows green. A hat or a belt or even a green wig does the trick. Any gift that has the shamrock green will make a beautiful green present on this day.

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Belleek Gifts

Belleek is a small village in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland and is famous for its pottery work, it is a famous company dealing in porcelain which produces excellent products that are compact, iridescent and artistic. Belleek collections are elegant and an example of finesse and artistry.

The company has produced beautiful Celtic patterns characterized by the early designs in Europe. Many products are handmade and the craftsmanship is brilliant. Celtic designs generally evolve intricate mesh, braiding patterns and knots. They symbolize eternity through embossed symbols. When the designs are surrounded by circle, it gives a greater meaning to the circle of life emphasizing the message.

Similarly the designs of Claddagh mugs originated from the Irish culture and heritage. The mugs were handmade in Ireland. The Claddagh pattern displays an ancient Celtic design which symbolizes love, friendship and loyalty. The heart represents love, the crown represents loyalty and the hands represent friendship.

Multicolored Irish Styled Peacock Decor

Multicolored Irish styled peacock décor
Benara

On Saint Patrick’s Day

 

“There are only two kinds of people in the world,” an Irish saying goes. “The Irish and those who wish they were.”

No one probably knew that one day the entire world will celebrate the festival which is in the honour of Ireland’s patron Saint Patrick. Prior to 1600 ever since Saint Patrick put efforts to spread the roots of Christianity, a catholic holiday became a global occurrence. 

Irish Blessing Blanket/Throw

Irish Blessing Throw - 70 x 53 Blanket/Throw
Pure Country
Only $54.00

Irish Blessing Blanket/Throw

Irish Blessing II - 69 x 48 Blanket/Throw
Pure Country
$44.95  $39.33

Vintage Personalized Irish Pub Color Quarter Barrel Hand Made Wood Sign of 19"

Personalized Irish Pub Color Quarter Barrel Hand Made Wood Sign 19"
1000 Oak Barrels

Hypnotizing Elegants - Medieval Celtic Knot Pattern Secret Book Box Set with Irish Design

Hypnotizing Elegants - Medieval Celtic Knot Pattern Secret Book Box...
Enchanted World of Boxes
Only $39.49

Irish Newbridge Silverware Noahs Ark Music Box

Irish Newbridge Silverware Noahs Ark Music Box
The Irish Store: Irish Gifts from Ireland
Only $82.95

Irish Art for Saint Patrick’s Day Gifts

 

Celtic crosses, plaques, Irish blessing make a large section of Irish art. Featuring shamrocks on Celtic art, tapestries and flags make a great gift too.

100% Irish Merino Wool Aran Plated Throw 2 Tone

(Celtic Green Two Tone)
100% Irish Merino Wool Aran Plated Throw 2 Tone (Celtic Green Two T...
The Irish Store: Irish Gifts from Ireland

History of Saint Patrick’s Day

 

 

 

With all the commotion, holidaying and beer drinking it is easy to forget about the real reason Saint Patrick Day is happening. It is to celebrate a Roman boy of humble origins enslaved by Irish who later emerged winner in spreading the principles of Christianity. The day is also called as St. Paddy’s Day.

 

 

 

This secular holiday happened in seventeenth century when the Irish migrated to US. Perhaps they saw it as an opportunity to make a political statement by introducing Saint Patrick Day’s parades to improve their status and contributions in US.

 

 

 

 

Prior to Saint Patrick’s Day there were many instances when the Irish immigrants felt dissatisfied by their social status in United States of America, since then people from all walks of life love to dress in shamrock and entertain themselves with the colourful parades held in the most important part of cities not only in Ireland but in other parts of the planet as well.

 

 

 

This Saint Patrick’s Day let us turn "All Things Irish," with traditional Irish music, Irish ballads and Irish themes.

Irish Jewellery

 

Classic Irish gifts made from gold and silver featuring Claddagh ring, Celtic crosses and shamrocks make artistic set of gifts.

Jewellery designs featuring beautiful Irish rings, bracelets, ear-rings, rosaries is supposed to bring you good luck. Beautiful selections of Irish Celtic tiaras, Irish Pub bar sign plaques featuring the traditional pub culture and Shillelagh are all awesome gifts for the special day.

The Luck of the Irish never comes short went it comes to jewellery. Surround yourself with the good luck and decorate the house with the elegant art and home decor elements.

10K Gold Irish Claddagh Ring with a Green Agate Heart and Cubic Zirconia Stones by Solvar

10K Gold Irish Claddagh Ring with a Green Agate Heart and Cubic Zir...
The Irish Store - Irish Gifts from Ireland

Celtic Gifts

 

Celtic jewellery, Celtic wedding rings, Unity candelabras, toasted glass with Galway Irish crystal are very popular Irish gifts. Irish cups and mugs featuring Celtic cross look awesome.

Irish Gifts

Irish Gifts for Saint Patrick’s Day
Irish Gifts for Saint Patrick’s Day
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Irish Cookbook Gifts

 

This St. Patrick’s Day, thousands of people will enjoy authentic Irish meals. On Saint Patrick’s Day it is customary to have a festive meals of corned beef and cabbage. Though potatoes and cabbage are a staple cuisine of Ireland, Irish ate it with bacon not corned beef. Since the immigrants from Ireland could not afford the bacon in early days, they like Jewish immigrants substituted with corned beef, an affordable option. Nothing fancies better than Irish recipes to a cook who loved cooking in the home whether the cook happens to be a celebrated Chef or plain housewife.

Irish Traditional Cooking

Over 300 Recipes from Ireland's Heritage
Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland's Heritage
Kyle Books
$35.00  $13.23

Which is your favourite Irish Gift?

Fragrances of Ireland

 

 

Perfumes and colognes from Ireland are equally famous as the Italian counterparts. Fresh floral fragrance inspired by the aroma of green landscapes are perfumes from Innis. Reminding the beauty of Goddess Aphrodite the perfumes carry you over in the misty noted of lemon, bergamot and pale geraniums. With roses and patchouli forming the base notes, the aroma is quintessential Irish. The toiletries and eau de colognes take you to a totally different magical land of Ireland.

Innisfree Eau de Parfum Spray, 1.75 Fluid Ounce

Fragrances Of Ireland
Fragrances Of Ireland Innisfree Eau de Parfum Spray, 1.75 Fluid Ounce
Fragrances of Ireland
$40.00  $39.95

Sonas Eau de Toilette Spray, 1.7 Fluid Ounce

Fragrances of Ireland
Fragrances of Ireland Sonas Eau de Toilette Spray, 1.7 Fluid Ounce
Fragrances of Ireland
Only $30.00

Irish Tee Shirts, Sweatshirts and Coats

 

Irish merchandise for Irish grooms and bridesmaid consist of beautiful gowns and tuxedos. Casual T shirts and tops are something everyone would love to have.

Man's Traditional Crew Neck Green Aran Sweater by Carraig Donn

100% Irish Merino Wool
100% Irish Merino Wool Traditional Crew Neck Green Aran Sweater by ...
Only $89.95

Woman's Irish Horizontal Zipper Cardigan

Irish Horizontal Zipper Cardigan

Irish Party Supplies

 

If you are looking for party supplies inspired by Ireland, you will find lovely paper plates and party straws with shamrock prints. Cutlery and dinnerware designed keeping in mind the greenery of Ireland and its beautiful castles. 

Updated: 03/01/2015, WriterArtist
 
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WriterArtist on 03/07/2015

@ologsinquito and younghopes - Glad that you found the Irish gifts lovely.

younghopes on 03/01/2015

All these are soo pretty, i just loved them

ologsinquito on 03/01/2015

These are all great gift ideas.

WriterArtist on 03/01/2015

@Digby_Adams - I love peacock decors too. This artistic piece of the peacock is accentuated with Irish colours and accents.

Digby_Adams on 03/01/2015

I love peacocks. I have used peacock bookends and pilows in one of my room. The green one you showed here is beautiful.

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