Irish Peat Celtic Cross - Standing - Turf

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Standing Celtic cross is an Irish turf design that is enhanced with interlaced Celtic knot-work carved on both sides.

For centuries turf or peat has been an integral part of Irish history and culture and it is used as a source of fuel to this day. Turf is harvested from areas that are known as the boglands; these areas of Ireland possess a rugged beauty that has inspired generations. Turf is a wonderful and unique product of the land that has evolved into a fine medium of artistic expression that enriches the links of our Celtic heritage and cultural identity.

This standing Celtic cross is carved from Irish peat and features a design that is similar to the Muiredach High Cross located at Monasterboice, Ireland that includes Celtic knots. The double sided turf cross measures 3 1/8" wide x 6 5/8" tall with a width of 1 3/4" wide at the base and it is gift boxed with Celtic knot, Celtic cross and Irish turf history cards, complements of The Irish Gift House.

standing Irish peat cross is made in Ireland by Liffey Artefacts.
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