Ogham Sláinte gift from Ireland. The word Sláinte is the Irish for ‘good health’. On this wall hanging it Slainte written in Ogham, the ancient Celtic writing and also is written as normal under the Ogham script.
Approx dimensions: 3″ x 7 ”
Ogham wall hanging handcrafted from a bronze and limestone mix highlighted with gold leaf script, as these Ogham pieces are handmade there may be slight variations in size and shade, however, the same high quality of craftsmanship will apply to all pieces.
Ogham is the earliest form of Irish writing dating from the 4th century mainly. There are over 350 Ogham stones that have been discovered, it is also 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 as the letters had no more than five characters which could be easily replicated using their hands.
This Ogham Sláinte Irish gift is ideal for:
- Wedding Gifts
- Anniversary Gifts (especially 9th = pottery)
- Birthday Gifts
- Christmas Gifts
- New Home Gifts
- Retirement Gifts
- Engagement Gifts