Celtic Jewelry, Page 3
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Stonehenge being a famous Celtic place of power is an extraordinary jewelry motif.
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| Celtic Pentcross - Pendant |
According to ancient belief a Celtic Pentcross is a powerful amulet of protection.
| Celtic Wheel Cross - Pendant |
Inspiration and intuition are symbolized by this Celtic wheel cross from South Wales.
| Chalice Well - Pendant |
Empathy and intuition are increased by this pendant showing the Chalice Well plate.
| Cliodhna's Bird - Pendant |
This pendant displaying one bird of the goddess Cliodhna grants health and vitality.
| Closed Pentagram - Pendant, Pewter |
This Celtic pendant with a closed pentagram aids in reaching your miscellaneous goals.
| Closed Triad - Pendant |
The Closed Triad harmonizes body, mind and spirit, and protects from various dangers.
| Cross Dragon - Pendant |
This pendant displays a Celtic cross dragon and symbolizes spirituality and protection.
| Cross of Ambrosius - Pendant |
This cross belonged to the British High King Ambrosius and therefore grants strength.
| Cross of Clackmannan - Pendant |
Spiritual guidance can be found with this cross from the Scottish area Clackmannan.
| Cross of Lendalfoot - Pendant |
This Celtic cross of Lendalfoot offers help in overcoming life's various challenges.
| Cross of Mayar - Pendant |
This cross originating from the Scottish region of Mayar stands for everlasting love.
| Cross of Saint Columbanus - Pendant |
Saint Columbanus wore this cross to be fearless and christianized the Scottish Picts.
| Cross of the Raith - Pendant |
Magic courtesy during the year was gained by the Scottish Raith-Clan's Celtic cross.
| Cross-shaped Knot - Pendant |
Spiritual knowledge and inner insight are granted by this Celtic cross-shaped knot.
| Danu - Pendant |
This magic charm of Danu increases your charisma, sensuality and power to seduce.
| Dolphin Triskelion - Pendant |
This Celtic dolphin triskelion is worn to achieve spiritual guidance and inner peace.
| Dragon Warrior - Pendant |
The dragon warrior displayed on this pendant helps in gaining honor and victory.
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Jewelry, Gems & Minerals
The collection "Celtic Jewelry" can also be downloaded as a printable catalogue so that you can order by fax or mail:
We were always fascinated by pieces of jewelry designed according to historical artwork and magical and other old motifs are a main area of our jewelry collection until today. Nowadays we all are surrounded by designs and motifs from all over the world which we usually choose according to visual aspects without considering the original meaning and symbolism of the various depictions. For sure the beauty of the different designs and materials is a good reason for selecting them but the affinity to a special piece of jewelry or art craft can be enhanced if one knows its deeper meaning and its origin. For this reason we always placed value on the accurate representation and information explaining the various pieces of jewelry in our collection.
Jewelry always had various functions which changed during the course of time: Because of the precious materials that were often used for its design it often was a valuable asset and sometime was even used as a currency. But especially in ancient cultures the spiritual meaning of a piece of jewelry was always important and the different motifs were symbols for the affiliation of its wearer to and his status in a social group. Furthermore jewelry can also serve a practical purpose like this is the case with safety pins, belt buckles and brooches.
On account of these many different purposes the meaning of single pieces of jewelry can be very different and depends on the belief and the point of view of the respective manufacturer. In some cultures, e.g., bracelets were used as wedding jewelry, like the wedding rings of today, in other societies necklaces served the same purpose. The symbolic meaning of a piece of jewelry often cannot only be found in the piece itself, but also in its decorations or the used materials. In some cultures it is usual to give pieces of jewelry as a gift at certain important times in life which should emphasize the symbolic meaning of these events with the help of their decorations. These pieces were then often worn as amulets or talismans and were believed to protect and support its wearer during this new situation in life.
Not only the used symbols and decorations differ strongly between the cultures - a huge number of different materials were also used in the course of time. In the beginnings especially shells and pearls of wood and bone were used, because these natural materials were readily available and could easily be processed. Later the precious metals silver and gold became more and more important and also the use of precious stones increased. Nowadays all possible materials are used to underline the meaning of a piece of jewelry even further thereby creating pendants and other jewelry that could not be designed using traditional materials.
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- Website: Our short information is "Avalon's Treasury - Minerals, Gems & Jewelry"
- Page: Celtic jewelry depicting various religious symbols is typical for the Irish tradition.
We always try hard to add new jewelry designs to our range of products that are skillfully made and have a special meaning, because we want to offer our customers pieces of jewelry which are something special due to their symbolism and their beauty. Furthermore we try to take into consideration all cultures and epochs, so that everybody can find his quite unique piece of jewelry at our shop.