Irish blessing gifts are a collection of toasts or sayings that are offered on Irish blessing plaques and plates along with blankets, clovers and more.
It’s just your luck that the magnificent inhabitants of the Emerald Isle have an Irish blessing for every occasion along with a saying, toast or curse for every person. We don’t know if these blessings are authored by saints and scholars or if they are simply created by the common folk while lifting a pint at their local. Whatever the case may be, many of these blessings are as old as the hills and continue to pass the test of time. In fact, we are willing to bet that you know several of these Irish blessing by heart and could repeat them on demand, especially after you have lifted a pint or two.
For over 2,000 years, story telling along with oral presentation of poems and lyrics, have been repeated from memory as an important link in Irish heritage. Those who mastered verbal communication have long been held in high regard within Celtic culture. In ancient Ireland, it was the bards who had the responsibility of maintaining an oral record, thus these early historians ensured that tradition would continue from generation to generation.The bards were held in such high esteem that they were typically inferior to only kings. The bards eventually transitioned to become master story tellers, who are known as seanchaí in the Irish language. These guardians of the voiced word now compete with modern distractions, such as television; however, the Irish embrace an exceptional appreciation for the spoken narrative and will hang on to every word. We need to thank the bards and the seanchaí for maintaining the history and poetry along with the stories and the blessings.
Irish blessing plaques is the most popular section in this category. You may select from several different materials and finishes that include bronze and wood; additionally, we have several framed prints under glass.
Irish blessing shamrocks include our collection of four-leaf clovers with blessings. Select from brass and antique brass-plated along with gold, silver, and copper plated finishes over solid pewter.
Irish blessing plates section features items that would be at home in the kitchen. You will find teapots and teacups along with mugs and glassware.
Irish blessing blankets features a selection that will look brilliant while keeping you warm. These throw blankets offer several traditional Irish blessings along with colorful designs.
Irish jewelry and trinket boxes each feature an Irish blessing on the lid. Many of these designs are musical Irish blessing boxes that you may wind up to play a favorite Irish tune.
Irish charms include coins and pocket trinkets that may include a blessing. Select from mediums that include Connemara Marble and metal along with pewter and glass.