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Description: Princess-cut solitaire named after the Scottish island of Eriskay. Platinum setting and heart-shaped shoulders, flowing around a swan-neck shank. Matching bands are available plain or with pavé diamond accents.

the story for the design

The Story

Eriskay is a small and picturesque island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, with rocky beaches covered in perfect pink and white sea-shells. For centuries, Eriskay has been considered a magical and romantic destination, rich in Scottish history.
One of Scotland's most famous love songs, the "Eriskay Love Lilt", is named after the island.
As a young child, MaeVona designer Maeve Gillies played this song on her Scottish harp, and dreamt of sailing across the sea to Eriskay...

Eriskay Love Lilt:

Thou art the music of my heart;
Harp of joy, o cruit mo chruidh
Moon of guidance by night;
Strength and light thou art to me

In the morning, when I go,
To the white and shining sea;
In the calling of the seals -
Thy soft calling to me

When I'm lonely, dear white heart,
Black the night and wild the sea,
By love's light, my foot finds
The old pathway to thee