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Engraved salamander brooch image on basalt pebble

Buy Exclusive Salamander Brooch Design from the Girona Wreck on a Pebble

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Each basalt pebble tells a story, engraved with the Salamander Brooch design inspired by the legendary Girona Wreck of the Spanish Armada.


See more about the Story of the Girona Wreck and its Salamader Brooch...

A journey where history and craftsmanship intertwine to create something truly magical. I'm talking about our custom-engraved basalt pebbles, each bearing the enchanting Salamander Brooch design, inspired by the gold brooch from the Girona Wreck. But that's not all – these aren't just any pebbles. They come from, basalt, the same type of rock that forms the awe-inspiring Giant's Causeway. 

The Story Begins

with the Girona, a galleass of the ill-fated 1588 Spanish Armada, which met its end off the coast of Ireland. The wreck is famous not just for the tragic loss of life, but for the treasures it held, including the exquisite gold Salamander Brooch. Fast forward to today, and we're bringing a piece of this history to you, through our basalt pebbles.

The Salamander Brooch design: Salamanders, creatures of fire and resilience, have fascinated people for centuries, symbolizing strength, endurance, and the ability to withstand flames. Our brooch design captures this mystique, intricately engraved on basalt, a rock as enduring as the salamander's spirit. Each pebble, approximately 8-12cm in size, is a testament to the artistry and the stories of old.

Customise with your own name

While each pebble comes with 'Girona' engraved below the salamander, we're all about making it uniquely yours. Want to replace 'Girona' with your name or perhaps a word that holds special meaning to you? Consider it done. Our custom engraving service ensures that your basalt pebble is one-of-a-kind, just like you.

Imagine holding in your hand a piece of history, artfully combined with the natural wonder of the Giant's Causeway. These basalt columns, formed from ancient volcanic fissure eruptions, are a marvel of the natural world. By choosing a pebble from near this legendary formation, you're not just getting a decorative item; you're owning a piece of the Earth's history.

Inspired by the rich tapestry of Irish history and the rugged beauty of the Antrim coast, our resident artist meticulously engraves each design using a high power laser. With years of experience and a passion for bringing history to life, they ensure that every pebble tells a story worth sharing.

So, whether you're a history buff, a lover of unique art, or someone who appreciates the beauty of nature, our Salamander Brooch engraved basalt pebbles are for you. They make for thoughtful gifts, stunning decorative pieces, or personal talismans to carry with you. And let's not forget, they're a conversation starter. Imagine the tales you'll tell when someone asks about that intriguing piece you have.

In a world where mass-produced items are the norm, choosing something as unique and personal as our engraved basalt pebbles is a statement. It says you value history, craftsmanship, and the beauty of nature. It says you're not afraid to carry a piece of the past into the future. So, why not let us engrave a piece of history for you? After all, it's not just a pebble; it's a piece of Ireland, a piece of the Girona, and now, a piece just for you.

Thanks for joining me on this journey. I hope you're as excited about these little pieces of history as I am. Remember, in every pebble lies a story waiting to be told. What will yours say?