Celtic Ballyshannon Cross Co. Donegal, Ireland by McHarp 6.5" high
Celtic Ballyshannon Cross by McHarp
6.25" high 4.25" wide
Hanger on back.
This lovely cross design was found near Ballyshannon, a magical, enchanting area where families of wild swans swim on the sheltered estuaries. At the center of the cross is the sacred heart of Jesus with rays of light surrounding it. The outer ring is thought to represent heaven.
Made of a sturdy cast stone-like material, colored and sealed, ready to hang! Indoors or outdoors, great addition to any home or garden!
Explanation card included.
Made in the USA
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Explanation Card Reads:
Early in the 9th century, Vikings settled the island between the rivers Shannon and Abbey. Their crude settlement eventually became today's historic city of Limerick. In 12th and 13th centuries of Normans left their mark with many fine buildings including the magnificent St. Mary's Cathedral and a castle, build by King John in 1210. Later, high stone walls were build that divided the city into Englishtown, within the walls, and Irish town across the Abby River. In the 18th century the walls came down, slums were cleared and a Georgian city of charm and elegance arose. Carved in the cross are Grapes, Ivy, Oak and Wheat. The harp is a symbol of Ireland and figures into many of the old Irish myths.