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Quin Harp  Cross Quin Harp Cross by McHarp
Quin Harp Cross Co. Clare  Ireland. by McHarp 14.5" high

Quin Harp Cross Co. Clare Ireland. by McHarp 14.5" high

Quin Harp Cross Co. Clare  Ireland. by McHarp 14.5" high
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Quin Harp Celtic Cross
14.5" high x 6" wide in.
Hanger on the back.

This cross is inspired by an actual Cross in Co. Clare Ireland. Cast with a sturdy cast stone-like material. Colored and sealed to look as close to the original stone carving as possible. Ready to hang!

Made for outdoor or indoor use, this durable piece is a unique addition to your Celtic home decor, or for any home and garden!

Made in the USA.

This item will ship in 5 to 7 days.

Explanation Card Reads:

Although very old, this cross is not one of the ancient high crosses of Ireland. It does, however, echo the shape and design of those magnificent ancient monuments. The Harp Cross is located among the ruins of the Quin Friary and is approximately 11 feet high. Quin was founded as a Franciscan Friary in 1433. It was built in the ruins of a much older anglo-Norman castle. In 1541, King Henry VII dissolved the friary in his campaign to control the wealth and power of the church. Carved into the face of the cross is an Irish harp and scores of shamrocks. Both have become famous symbols of Ireland. The harp figures into many of the old Irish myths. The shamrock is from a legend about St. Patrick that says he used a shamrock with its three leaves to explain the Trinity, the triple nature of God. 

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