This ring is made of both 10 carat gold and sterling silver. The centre if the ring is made of sterling silver and the outside is made of 10 carat gold. The ring is designed in a Claddagh design. It has the classic Claddagh features of Heart, Hands and Crown. The Heart represents Love, the Crown stands for Loyalty and the Hands represent Friendship. The ring is often chosen to celebrate the wedding of two people making a lifelong commitment of Love, Loyalty and Friendship.