Connemara marble map of Ireland pendant

12.50

Connemara marble map of Ireland pendant
This pendant consists of a carved map of Ireland made of Connemara marble from Galway Ireland. It has a good quality silver plated celtic knotwork bead and is on waxed cord which goes over the head. A very Irish gift or souvenir.


See the coins for scale.Over 750 million years old Connemara marble is from the Precambrian age. Connemara marble is a beautiful and unusual marble rich in forsterite olivine and serpentine which gives it its green colour.  Found in the West of Ireland it is Ireland’s most famous stone. It’s green colour symbolises Ireland.  Look closely and you will see shades of olive, peridot, jade, emerald and a host of other greens as well as subtle greys, white and yellow.  Being a natural material no two pieces are ever exactly the same.  Connemara marble reflects the beauty of the Irish landscape and is part of its natural heritage.  Connemara Marble is said to bring serenity to those who keep in near.