Product Description: This Welsh Dragon is made from resin and is a hand painted model. The Welsh Dragon is the symbol of Wales. It is presented with a magnet on the reverse. The Welsh Dragon magnet is supplied with an information card which has a green background, gold knotted design borders and a Welsh Dragon at the top on the front. There is information about the Welsh Dragon on the reverse.
Information: The Welsh Dragon (Welsh: ‘Y Ddraig Goch’, meaning the red dragon) can be seen on the national flag of Wales. The oldest recorded use of the dragon to symbolise Wales is in the ‘Historia Brittonum’, written around AD 829, but it is popularly supposed to have been the battle standard of King Arthur.
Steeped in myth and legend, the ancient land of Wales has a rich cultural heritage shaped through major periods of history dating back to the early Celtic settlers 2,000 years ago.