Celtic Jewelry, Page 7
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Celtic jewelry depicting various religious symbols is typical for the Irish tradition.
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| Fintan's Salmon - Ear Hooks |
One of Fintan's extraordinary magic accomplishments was to shift into a quick salmon.
| Hounds of Cúchulainn - Ear Hooks |
These ear hooks displaying the Hounds of Cúchulainn aid in achieving your goals.
| Celtic Four - Bracelet |
The pattern of this Celtic bracelet symbolizing the number four will bring love.
| Celtic Triple Swirl, large - Bracelet |
Spiritual intuition is symbolized by the large Celtic triple swirl on this bracelet.
| Celtic Triple Swirl, small - Bracelet |
A bracelet displaying a small Celtic triple swirl promotes spiritual intuition and knowledge.
| Cycle of Life - Bracelet |
This small silver bracelet symbolizes the life cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
| Linear Knot - Bracelet |
This silver bracelet's linear knot is placed within its prominent black middle stripe.
| Love Charm - Bracelet |
This remarkable bracelet was worn as an ancient fortune talisman and love charm.
| Ornaments - Bracelet |
This bracelet displays Celtic ornaments offering a special contrasts to the usual patterns.
| Threefold Goddess - Bracelet |
The Threefold Goddess depicted on this bracelet is maiden, mother and old woman.
| Vortex - Bracelet |
The remarkable pattern of this bracelet resembles a water vortex turning constantly.
| Triple Goddess - Tiara |
The Threefold Goddess is symbolized by the three silver-colored moons on this tiara.
| Celtic Dragon - Set with pendant and ear hooks |
Spiritual purity is enhanced by the pendant and the ear hooks "Celtic Dragon".
| Cliodhna's Bird - Set with pendant and ear hooks |
Vitality is bestowed by this Celtic pendant and ear hooks showing Cliodhna's bird.
| Hounds of Cúchulainn - Set with pendant and ear hooks |
This Celtic pendant and the ear hooks show the loyal hounds of Cúchulainn.
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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.
Since the beginning of mankind jewelry served several different purposes. Already before the invention of money it was for example used as a kind of currency, as a status symbol or as a valuable asset that even could be passed on to future generations. Many pieces of jewelry also had a functional purpose like it is the case with fastenings for clothes, safety pins and belt buckles. However, at a more spiritual level the jewelry also had a symbolic meaning, showed the affiliation to and the status in a social group, and was worn for the protection from evil or simply to show one's own taste.
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.
Besides the various symbols and designs different cultures use for their pieces of jewelry also a variety of materials are deployed in jewelry production. At the beginning of mankind primarily pearls made of wood and bones and shells were crafted to pendants, since these rather soft materials could easily be processed and were readily available. Later on especially precious metals like gold and silver and various gems were used for valuable jewelry. Today the selection of materials available for the production of jewelry is especially large and various.
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- Website: Our short desription is "Online Shop for Minerals, Gems & Jewelry"
- Page: This jewelry collection also features various celtic pentagrams which are very popular designs.
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.