I have wanted to try making a St. Brigid's cross for years, but never got around to it until now. It wasn't as hard as I thought it would be, and we had a lot of fun! St. Brigid's feast day is on Feb 2nd
Women's 14 Kt. St. Bridget's Cross with Diamond Necklace. "Though a Christian symbol, it possibly derives from the pagan sunwheel. It is usually made from rushes or, less often, straw. It comprises a woven square in the centre and four radials tied at the ends ... "It was traditionally believed that a Brigid's Cross protects the house from fire and evil."