Jewelry is more than just ornamentation. It's more
than pretty trinkets you put on in order to glamorize yourself. It can
also be symbolisms of history, beliefs and even cultural expression. This
is particularly the case when it comes to Celtic jewelry,
a one of a
kind group of ornaments which expresses more than the beauty that meets
This kind of jewelry was crafted and made popular by the Celts of European
places. These are Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Brittany. These people
gold in the production of their trinkets and
charms. These kinds of jewelry were so popular that the world quickly
embraced when it comes to fashion and style. One of the most popular
variants of Celtic jewelry is the circular brooches with long pins, which
are commonly known as pennanular brooches. There were also designs which
showed Celtic heritage such as those with patterned knotworks and ancient
Since Celtic jewelry originated a long time ago, it is only natural for
its popularity to die down a bit. However, this very recede in its
mainstream popularity is also what brought it to high end market. Today,
the most sought after ornaments of this kind would have to be the Celtic
ring. These kinds of rings have been marked as favorites when it comes to
choice of wedding bands, friendship rings, promise rings and others. They
come in spirals, knots, chevrons and scrolls which have been issues of debate for
the longest time. Each one has a hidden meaning which is yet to be
discovered by the common jewelry lover.
It could be
said that the meaning of these ancient rings have been lost along with the
race due to their oral tradition.
Many assume that the wedding band's circular formation is a symbol of
undying love between two people. However, when embellished with a knotwork,
the ring's meaning changes and leans more towards infinity
Designs which showcase symbols like the alpha, omega and triskell also
have different interpretations. All of these symbols though express
messages which focus on pure faith and hope.
This especially the case with
designs used to design trinkets and accessories.
Of all the Celtic ornaments of today though, it could be said that the
most remarkable are the ones which possess the triskell. This is said to
be a historical symbolism which expresses the three life stages of the
ancient goddess of life. These are maiden, mother and crone. After
Christianity though, it became Father, Son and the Holy Ghost. This is why
Celtic jewelry with the triskell on it is a popular choice among
Christians and feminists alike.
Such meanings make wearing these fine ornaments a lot more interesting.
From beauty to story, this kind of jewelry is really a treasure worth
possessing. Have one of your own now and experience ornamentation the deep
and soulful way. Only Celtic jewelry can do all these for you.