Celebrate Ireland’s ancient culture and heritage with this beautiful Baile – Home Ogham gift. ‘Baile’ is the Irish word for ‘Home’. A wonderful addition to any room in your home. This Irish gift is ‘Baile’ handwritten in Ogham on cream handmade paper. With a black background and in a contemporary black wooden frame.
Approx dimensions of frame: 28 cm (l) x 16 cm (w) x 1 cm (d) : 11″ (l) x 6″ (w) x .5″ (d)
Each Ogham gift is accompanied by an explanatory text outlining the history of Ogham. Ogham is a uniquely Irish gift, as it is the earliest form of Ancient Irish script dating from c.4th century. It is often found inscribed on standing stones and in sacred places throughout Ireland. Over 350 Ogham stones that have been discovered. It is believed that Ogham was considered to be a magical script with inscription on wood similar to wands. However there are none in existence to confirm or deny this. It is thought to have been widely practiced by the ancient Druids as a form of sign language. The letters had no more than five characters, which could be easily replicated using their hands. Read our blog about Ogham here
This Home Ogham frame is an ideal Irish gift for:
- Housewarming Gifts
- Engagement Gifts
- Wedding Gifts
- Anniversary Gifts (the traditional first wedding anniversary gift is paper)
- Birthday Gifts
- Christmas Gifts
- Bon Voyage Gifts
- Thinking of You Gifts
Designed and handmade by Ogham Wish, Co. Roscommon. Made in Ireland.
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Mary, Kildare –
Purchased this for a young couple moving into their forever home, delighted with it, thank you.