Cairlinn Claddagh Cremation Urn – XL Green

Design Influence

This Cremation Urn for ashes design, is a one off glaze on the Claddagh - never to be repeated, so it is very special, is inspired by the famous Claddagh Ring and symbol of love, loyalty, and friendship. Cíarán has utilized his design skill to combine the local ancient heritage of Carlingford with the Claddagh symbol of love. A Claddagh of eternal and intertwining love.
    • The hands = friendship
    • The ancient heart tri spiral = eternal love
    • The Gaelic crown = loyalty
The use of the triptych knot on the crown and spiral design on the heart borrows both from our pagan and Christian cultures, each symbolising eternity. A Celtic collar knot represents how the Irish are all bound together for eternity. This Urn has a beautiful feel and texture and you will clearly see the hand-thrown nature of the piece. An additional extra with the Urn is a handmade Oak plinth - Created by an Irish National award-winning Wood turner. There is also an option to arrange an engraving on request. See sample image.

Color of Cremation Urn

The colors are earthy, barley yellow, so they represent the timeless beauty found in the nature of Ireland. Our artisan mixes his own glazes and calls this Purple heather, a mysterious deep green found in the moss and heather across the Mourne and Cooley mountains that surround his home. Other similar style Cremation Urns available with different symbols and colors:



Shipping and Delivery

Delivery Ireland 1 day, UK 2-3 days, USA 5-7 days (2 -3 days if express courier)  
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Ciarán- Artist, Ceramicist, designer

Ciarán, an Irish language speaker has a love of Irish history and design. He ties his Irish heritage creations with his own glazes for his Celtic Cremation Urns. A range of locally inspired colors fired in his self-made kiln. Ciarán studied and lectured in Art and Design as well as being a highly regarded Ceramicist for the last 30 years. He lives with his family on the banks of the historical Carlingford Lough. Image below is some detailing on the Bean na heireann Irish Harp Urn
Carlingford, one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. The Cooley Mountains on one side and ’ the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea’ on the other. Each of his Celtic Cremation Urns represents our history, our people and the colors found on land and sea. As Ciarán says, “they are each an expression of Ireland”. Ciarán walked the coast, fields, and mountains looking for the colors he wanted to inspire his glazes. He then went about mixing and testing the glazes to match his imagination. According to Ciarán you need to be as much a Chemist as a Ceramicist to get it just right. He spent months and months perfecting the colors that don’t truly show themselves until after firing. The combination of form, design, and the glaze has made his unique pieces much sought after. His work has been commissioned and presented to many dignitaries including An Taoiseach -Our Leader -The Irish Prime Minister and also the President of Ireland.