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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 09, 2013 01:09 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Mar 08, 2013

If you’re trying to avoid the color green or that other standard Irish symbol, the shamrock, you’re out of luck—for the next week, at least. But we do think the stylized shamrock that appears on these postage stamps is anything but kitsch. Issued by Ireland in 1970 to commemorate European Conservation — Continue reading …




 

 

If you’re trying to avoid the color green or that other standard Irish symbol, the shamrock, you’re out of luck—for the next week, at least. But we do think the stylized shamrock that appears on these postage stamps is anything but kitsch. Issued by Ireland in 1970 to commemorate European Conservation Year, the design features a four-leaf clover that merges with the profile of a bird—creating a mark that’s not just beautiful, but also manages to reference ecology (bird and flower) in quintessential Celtic fashion.

Photos: Stamps2Go


 

 

 
 
 

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