St. Columba's Pillow Cufflink


In Iona Abbey museum, you’ll find a carved oval stone with this simple image of a ringed cross on it. This cross is known locally as St. Columba’s Pillow, from an old story that St. Columba used a stone as a pillow and awoke one morning to find the image of a cross had appeared on it while he lay sleeping.

Length: 30mm
Width: 21mm
Gauge: 1mm
Materials: 925 sterling silver
Hallmark: Yes


Every Aosdàna purchase is thoughtfully wrapped in tissue paper and presented in a hand stitched black paper wallet, secured with a foiled seal. However, If you would prefer a presentation box for your jewellery, please email us and we will provide one.

Bubble bags and water resistant envelopes offer maximum protection during delivery.

Delivery & Returns

We aim to dispatch your order in 48 hours, however bespoke pieces will take longer so please see individual descriptions for more information. All orders are posted using Royal Mail’s secure and insured services, offering peace of mind that your item will be tracked from the moment it leaves Iona till it reaches you. For more information on delivery please see here.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we guarantee to exchange unworn jewellery or refund your money within 14 days of receipt of your purchase. Please note items that are personalised, bespoke, or made-to-order to your specific requirements are non refundable unless faulty. For more information on returns please see here.

Price £170.00

Nunnery Cross Large £124.00

Round Section, St. Columba's Pillow, Iona Beach Stone £264.00

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