These shamrock earrings are gold plated, which gives the shamrock flower a shine that will attract glances. The Shamrock is a symbol of luck and prosperity that has basically become synonymous with Ireland. Druids believed that the shamrock had the power to detect bad spirits, which transformed it into a symbol of luck and prosperity. The Shamrock is also a symbol of sacred three-part connections in Celtic culture. These lovely little earrings are light and lovely and will go well with anything! These are the kind of earrings that you might want to wear every day!