St Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick is the Patron Saint for the Irish Catholics. Blue was the colour associated with Saint Patrick. Now green has taken over as the years went by and its association with Saint Patrick’s day prevails. As early as the 17th century green ribbons and shamrocks were worn in celebration of St Patrick’s Day .
The Patron Saint was said to have used the shamrock, the three-leaf plant, to explain the Trinity to pagan Irish. The wearing and display of shamrocks and shamrock-inspired designs have become an accepted and looked for feature of the day. [Read more...]