This beautifully hand painted ceramic hanging decoration is 3" in height and combines skilful sculpting with colourful embroidery. This attractive coming together of crafts compliments perfectly the Celtic interlacing, symbols and script of these unique gifts. With an attached hook at the back it is perfect for hanging on any wall. The Irish wire-strung harp, or 'clairseach', dates back to the 12th century and was often highly decorated with intricate carvings and crystals. Harpers had a very important role in Irish life and were given titles and wealth for their services.