Watch: Here's how Belleek Pottery make Harry and Meghan Royal Wedding baskets
Belleek Pottery have launched a limited edition Royal Wedding celebration basket ahead of Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle.
The couple are set to exchange vows on Saturday, May 19 at Windsor Castle.
Prince Harry and Meghan have previously asked anyone who might wish to mark the occasion, to consider making a donation to one of their chosen charities.
In support of this request, Belleek are aiming to donate £4000 to the Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA) through the sale of the celebration basket.
The charity, one of those chosen by Prince Harry and Meghan, supports children growing up with HIV and their families, across the UK and Ireland.
Commenting on the inspiration behind the design, Belleek Designer, Clare Conway, said: "The heart shape has been used to represent romantic love since the 15th Century and is a timeless symbol. It has been used to symbolise the adoration between Prince Harry and Meghan.
"This hand woven basket features a ribbon detail at the top which signifies the marital saying ‘tying the knot’.
The basket is adorned with Roses, the national flower of both England and the United States of America. These Roses have been decorated in red, white and blue and symbolise the union between the couple as well as their nationalities.
"Lily of the Valley is associated with the month of May and represents romance as well as happiness, humility and sweetness; qualities which are also reflected in Harry and Meghan’s warm characters.
"The peony is widely rumoured to be Meghan’s favourite flower there is an iconic hand crafted Belleek Shamrock to wish the happy couple a lucky start to their marriage and a joy filled future together.’
Two hundred Royal Wedding celebration baskets will be handcrafted at Belleek Pottery and 10% of every sale will go directly to CHIVA. They are available from selected Belleek retail stockists and are priced at £200.
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