Did you know that the clover is a true symbol of Ireland? St. Patrick first used it as a metaphor for the Christian trinity, according to legend. The name shamrock is derived from the Irish word seamrˇg, which is the diminutive version of the Irish word for clover. The symbol of the Shamrock mainly appears as part of the emblem of sporting and official organizations that represent the whole of Ireland. The Shamrock is also used in emblems of UK organizations with an association with Ireland, such as the Irish Guards. Outside Ireland, various organizations, businesses and locations use the symbol to advertise a connection with the island of Ireland. For example, basketball team, Boston Celtics, in the USA incorporate the shamrock in their logo and the US cereal, Lucky Charms, uses it on the product's mascot and as a shape in the cereal itself. Now you too can elegantly sport the symbol of Ireland, the Shamrock, in your everyday wear. Browse through our Irish-inspired Shamrock section, filled with a variety of green shamrocks to suit all your Celtic style needs.