Belleek Easter Collectibles are decorative figurines that are perfect for the holiday season. An example of this is the Belleek Easter Chick Egg Fairways. It is a beautiful gift for the fine china collector. It is a tiny piece which is 3.25 by 3 in size however the detailing captures the essence of Easter. Tiny shamrocks are neatly designed around the egg of the piece, hand painted which is a quality unique to every Belleck collectible.
There are many Belleek Easter Collectibles available to the fine decorative collector. Each Belleck Easter Collectible uses the theme of Easter in unique and interesting ways. The Easter Chick Egg offers a new twist on Easter by featuring the trademark shamrock designs on the egg while the Easter collectible plates use a similar method of using shamrock designs as well as Easter motifs. The Belleck Easter Cross does similar designs by using the shamrock while also maintaining the spirit of Easter.
History of Belleck Collectibles
Belleek Easter Collectibles are the invention of the Irish and this can be seen in the use of the shamrock which is signature to every Belleek collectible. Belleek Easter collectibles are used to celebrate Easter, however the items can be used year round and are perfect for gift giving of any occasion. The history of Belleek China describes the invention as dating all the way back to the 1800s. It was said that a man lived outside of the town of Belleek in Ireland who figured out a way to use the flaky white powder that he discovered in his own backyard. The man would go on to be a successful producer of porcelain and the entire Belleek Easter collectibles share the same pearly white appearance. Belleek Easter collectibles are a favorite of the china collector who wants to have a unique Easter piece.
Many Belleek Easter collectibles share the same eggshell porcelain color however another trademark of the Belleek porcelain is the use of flowers. In addition to the trademark shamrocks that can be seen on each Belleek collectible are the flowing designs which create an appearance of a delicate, special collectible.
Belleek Easter Collectible Trademark Stamp
Perhaps the most telling feature of Belleek collectible is the stamp that can be found on each collectible. It is the picture of a round tower with a harp on one side of the tower and a Wolfhound on the other. This is the stamp designed back in the early days of Belleek collectibles. It is tradition in Ireland to give a Belleek collection to newlyweds as a gift. Giving Belleck Easter collectibles would be seen as giving a blessing to the married couple.