Symbols for Motherhood Around The World

Celtic Triskelion, Symbols for Motherhood

In today’s post we will be discussing a very interesting and lovely topic, the symbols that represent the motherhood. Let us get right into it. Here is the list of the symbols of motherhood across cultures around the world. Celtic Symbols for Motherhood The Celtic Motherhood Knot The Celtic mother’s knot is made of two hearts that intertwine to form a bigger and overarching heart shape. The knot does not have a beginning or an end, which shows the never-ending and … Continue reading the article

Druid Symbols, Their Meanings And Uses

Celtic Triskele Symbol - Druid Symbols and Their Meanings Explained

Druids were high-ranking members of ancient Celtic classes, and they were known for being knowledgeable specifically about religion. Mainly being teachers, priests, and judges, their occupations reflected their thirst for knowledge. While they did not keep written records of their knowledge, the Druids did leave behind several symbols that have complex meanings and were used to signify different purposes and act as agents for healing, protection, and magic. Let us take a close look at the Druid symbols, their meanings and … Continue reading the article

Symbols of Freedom And Independence With Their Origin Stories

Symbols of Freedom and Independence

Today, freedom is considered a fundamental human right and many of us have been lucky to be given this right from birth. However, it has not always been the same. History is rife with examples of individuals, groups, and nations fighting for freedom. But how was it represented? Without further ado, here is our extensive list of freedom symbols, their origin stories and uses. Ancient Symbols of Freedom Pileus Pileus was a conical-shaped brimless hat that ancient Romans associated with the … Continue reading the article

Awen Meaning And Symbolism: Celtic Symbol Explained

Awen Meaning and Symbolism : A Celtic Symbol

Carrying on with our article series on ancient Celtic symbols, we will be examining the Awen symbol today. Let’s get right into it, here is everything you should know about the Awen, its origin, meaning and symbolism. The Awen: Meaning and Symbolism Behind “the Tree Rays of Sunshine” The word ‘awen’ can be translated to mean essence or inspiration in Celtic language, and it is an ancient symbol that has most recently been used by contemporary druid groups; however, it has … Continue reading the article

Tree of Life Symbol, Meaning, Origin And Symbolism

Tree of Life Meaning and Symbolism, Yggdrasil the Norse World Tree in Mythology

In today’s post, we will be examining an ancient symbol shared by many cultures and religions around the world, the tree of life. Let’s get right into it, here is everything you should know about the tree of life, its origin, symbolism and meaning. What is the Tree of Life? The tree of life is a universal symbol with varying connotations in different cultures, folklore, mythology, and religions. A tree is in itself a source of life as it produces oxygen … Continue reading the article

Celtic Shield Knot Meaning and Origin Explained

Celtic Shield Knot in Green and Grey

Symbols played an important role in the Celtic daily life. The Celts used them in their rituals, religious and cultural practices amongst other things. Today, it would be impossible for anyone to travel around Great Britain and not see the artworks left behind by the Celts featuring their symbols. Celtic knots were a big part of the symbolism that went on to inspire the civilizations established on the island after the Celts. From Church walls to tombstones, various versions of Celtic … Continue reading the article

Celtic Knot Meaning And Origins, All Symbol/Design Variations Explained

Celtic Cross Symbol made with Celtic knots, Celtic Symbols and Their Meanings Explained

Most likely, you have come across  Celtic knots, either on jewelry, tattoo shops, a Cross, or in a church. Most people do not know what they mean other than they have unique patterns characterized by infinite knots. A Celtic knot is a symbolism of something more in-depth like love, friendship, and life. Origin of The Celtic Knots Celtic knots originated from an ancient people called the Celts in the 3rd and 4th centuries.  Before the influence of Christianity, Celtic culture was … Continue reading the article

Celtic Triskelion/Triskele Symbol, Its Meaning And Origins

Triple Horn of Odin as a Pagan Symbol

You have probably read our extensive post about Celtic symbols and their meanings here. Today, we will be examining one of the most important Celtic symbols, the Triskelion, also known as the Triskele, its meaning and origins. Triskele/Triskelion, the Celtic Symbol by Bourbon-88 on Shutterstock The Origins of the Celtic Symbol Triskelion / Triskele The Triskelion, also called the Triskele or simply the Celtic spiral, is one of the ancient Celtic symbols that didn’t lose its significance over the centuries. Today, … Continue reading the article

Triquetra Meaning And Symbolism, Celtic Trinity Knot Symbol

Triquetra, the Celtic Trinity Knot, Celtic Symbols Explained

In today’s post, we will be examining one of the most prominent Celtic symbols, the triquetra. Here is everything you should know about the triquetra symbol, its meaning and origins. The Origins of the Celtic Symbol, Triquetra The triquetra is one of the Celtic symbols that embody the ancient Celts’ belief that everything that is important in this world comes in threes. Also known as the trinity knot, the triquetra is formed by one continuous line that interweaves around itself, just … Continue reading the article