The Claddagh in these earrings symbolizes love and devotion, and evokes the words of the Irish sailor who first crafted it for his sweetheart: “With these hands I give you my heart, and I crown it with my love”. Its symbols are said to represent love (heart), friendship (hands) and loyalty (crown). These sterling silver Claddagh earrings with a ten karat heart of gold at the center are both classic and pretty. It has been Irish hallmarked in Dublin castle. For a complete set look for our 'Solvar Silver & 10K Gold Claddagh Pendant' and 'Solvar Silver & 10k Gold Claddagh Ring.'