From the Book of Kells, knot work symbolizes eternal life, and our snowflake starts out with six beautiful knots atop six Claddaghs. In the very center of the open circle hangs a delightful miniature shamrock. The shamrock, which derives from the Irish word seamrog meaning “summer plant”, was used by St. Patrick to demonstrate the meaning of the Trinity. These highly polished silver over pewter ornament measures 3” from top of fixed bail to bottom and 2 ¾” across. A wonderful addition to your Christmas tree.