Are you single or taken? Use this guide from TheIrishStore.com to learn how you should be wearing your Irish Claddagh ring.

Are you single or taken? Use this guide from TheIrishStore.com to learn how you should be wearing your Irish Claddagh ring.

A woman portraying the typical and traditional Irish costume.

Traditional dress of Ireland: Quite uncomplicated but well made

At the beginning of the course I wanted to do something Celtic inspired, I found this image and felt that I would want to create something similar to this.

At the beginning of the course I wanted to do something Celtic inspired, I found this image and felt that I would want to create something similar to this.

Meet Bree and Aidan from Ireland. Traditional Irish clothing just too cute!

Meet Bree and Aidan from Ireland. Traditional Irish clothing just too cute!

Irish Leine which was worn traditionally in Ireland

A Motley Collection of Marvelously Traditional Irish Clothing

Irish Brat and Ionar Brat If made from several colors, the person wearing a brat was considered wealthy. Brehon Law (early Irish law) claimed that slaves were allowed to wear a brat consisting just one color, the King could wear several colors, and other men could use four colors to make their brats. It was worn over the shoulders, and pinned below the neck with a brooch. The brat was commonly made of wool, but ones made with leather have also been found. The Ionar was worn by men.

A Motley Collection of Marvelously Traditional Irish Clothing

Irish Brat and Ionar Brat If made from several colors, the person wearing a brat was considered wealthy. Brehon Law (early Irish law) claimed that slaves were allowed to wear a brat consisting just one color, the King could wear several colors, and other men could use four colors to make their brats. It was worn over the shoulders, and pinned below the neck with a brooch. The brat was commonly made of wool, but ones made with leather have also been found. The Ionar was worn by men.

Irish Cultural Artifacts - From aran sweaters to claddagh rings, many of the patterns and designs used in traditional Irish clothing and jewelry have hidden symbolism and can be traced to intriguing Irish stories and legends. Image Credit:  http://www.murphyofireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Murphy-of-Ireland-Infographic.jpg

Irish Cultural Artifacts - From aran sweaters to claddagh rings, many of the patterns and designs used in traditional Irish clothing and jewelry have hidden symbolism and can be traced to intriguing Irish stories and legends. Image Credit: http://www.murphyofireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Murphy-of-Ireland-Infographic.jpg

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