Silver Plate Green Shamrock Brooch.
Today wearing the Shamrock is associated with Ireland and Irish Heritage as seen in the many St. Patrick's Day celebrations across the world which take place on March the 17th.
The shamrock is believed to have been an important Druid symbol. Druids are said to have felt that the three heart-shaped leaves represented the triad. According to legend, St Patrick used the trefoil leaves to explain the unity of the Holy Trinity – three parts yet one whole – to the pagans during his Christian teachings