Triskele: The Celtic Symbol of Constant Motion

Triskele is derived from the Greek meaning “three-legged”. The Triskele, or Triskelion is a motif comprised of a triple spiral. The spiral design can resemble interlocking Archimediean spirals, or three bent human legs. The Sicily flag includes a Triskele symbol since 1285. The Triskele can also be found throughout the ancient megalithic tomb of Newgrange, built…

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The Delightful and Iconic Shamrock – Not Just for St Patrick’s Day…

– – – – “The shamrock, with its abundant symbolism and delicate, emblematic leaves, provides plentiful design inspiration for craftspeople and jewellery designers”. By Karen Cafferkey On March 17th, cities, towns and villages across Ireland were brimming with flags, bunting and ‘carnival style’ St Patrick’s Day floats featuring the iconic shamrock motif. In fact, not…

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