Bealtaine Pendant

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About this Piece

Bealtaine (the Gaelic word for the month of May) in the Celtic world marked the beginning of Summer and was celebrated with fire, notably at the central hill of Uisneach, the 'mystical navel of Ireland' and meeting point of the five provinces.

This Product is 28mm long and 14mm wide. 

About the Maker

Úna O Boyle is a jewelry designer, maker and storyteller who uses her silversmith craft to retell the ancient stories of her Irish and Celtic culture. She is passionate about the mythology and folklore that define her heritage, and after studying anthropology at university is now studying the Irish language too.

Having grown up in Belfast during the turbulent times of the 70s and 80s, Úna often escaped to rural Donegal on Ireland's remote northwest, a rugged area populated with hidden prehistoric megalithic tombs and ancient standing stones. These local relics are enshrouded in legends, from Diarmuid and Grainne’s grave to the 'little people' living under the mountains. Úna continues that tradition by enshrining her jewelry with Celtic and Irish symbolism, ensuring that these ancient stories live on.

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