Claddagh Sterling Silver Ring. This ring is a version of a traditional Irish ring. It represents love (heart), loyalty (crown) and friendship (hands). "With these hands, I hold thy heart and crown it with my love". It can be given as a friendship ring, but is commonly used as an engagement and wedding ring. It was often given by mothers to their eldest daughter, or grandmothers to granddaughter. Did you know the Claddagh ring was first made in the village of The Claddagh in Galway?