[Artefact] Gold jewellery recovered from the wreck of the Spanish Armada galleas The Girona, wrecked of the coast of Northern Ireland with over 1300 people on board, many of whom had been rescued from other wrecks
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology: gold gold gold. there is some thought that the Irish did not wear gold in their ears. that leaves putting these rings in their hair, or on bands on their heads.
St Manchan's Shrine. National Museum of Ireland by elizajanecurtis. St. Manchán is best known for the shrine containing his relics, now preserved in the Catholic Church at Boher, County Offaly. The shrine was created in 1130 at Clonmacnoise and still contains some of the saint's remains. The framework is of yew; it is covered with bronze & some tracery of gold. On each of its sloping sides is a large Greek cross. The most striking feature of the Shrine are the nailed on kilted figures.
The Tara Brooch, c. 700 AD, was found in 1850 and rapidly recognised as one of the most important works of early Christian Irish Insular art. It is now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.
Even prettier in real life. -------------------------- The Tara Brooch is a Celtic brooch of about 700 AD generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish brooches to have been discovered