Hand-written letters carry the reader to a vintage-like wave of emotions and nostalgia, and there is no better way to begin this experience than by opening the paper with our Polished Brass Irish Claddagh Letter Opener. Manufactured out of brass and perfectly finished with polished brass, the letter opener is an everlasting item, due to its non-tarnishing characteristic. Measuring 10 inches in length, 1.3 inches in height, 2.1 inches in width, and weighing 4.9 oz, this elegant instrument is a great addition to any desk. The sturdiness of our letter opener, together with its luxurious golden hues denote class and sophistication. Besides its practicality, ensuring to effortlessly open any letter, this item is a symbol of Irish heritage. Shown in the upper part of the letter opener, the Claddagh ring features a crowned heart grasped by two hands, representing loyalty and love as the vital elements of friendship. The craftsmanship of this gorgeous Irish element dates back to the 17th century, in the city of Galway. Our Irish letter opener is a piece of both culture and elegance, and to properly care for such an item we recommend avoiding harsh materials when cleaning it.