These ancient symbols from Northern Europe, the Celts led by the Druids (priests-magi) used for work of self-transformation, were painted on doors, shields, etc .... and offered to use energy the person they represent.
Celtic talisman, it symbolizes life, death and rebirth; and the three forces of the universe: earth, water and fire. It represents the triple goddess (maiden, mother, and elder); the equality, eternity and indivisibility. The Whole has three levels: Physical, Mental, and Spiritual. The Circle of the Triquetra represents the eternity, and connects the three levels, joining them in only one. With the conversion to Christianity of the Celtic culture, this symbol acquired the meaning of the Trinity: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, and as in the Celtic meaning, the circle represents the eternity.
Claddagh ring is a traditional Irish ring given as a friendship or marriage symbol. Two clasped hands hold a heart with a crown. The hands represent friendship, the heart represents love, and the crown represents loyalty. Depending on the way it is worn, the ring may have different meanings, such as if the wearer is in a relationship or married.
Celtic symbol of worship and protection. It connects the archaic circle of the mandala, with the Christian cross, i.e. combines the pagan rites with the new religion. It is a symbol of civilization, privilege and intelligence. It protects us against any damage, especially against forms of oppression
Talisman of love and friendship. A perennial knot that can never be undone. This symbol was exchanged by friends and lovers as a sign that their relationship was forever. It represents completion, support and the merging of the pair, resulting in one of the most beautiful symbols of humanity.
This Celtic symbol, with the three moving spirals. In the Celtic culture, the Druids were the only ones who could wear this sacred symbol. The Triskelion represents the beginning and the end, the eternal evolution, and the perpetual learning. As a talisman, it was used to heal fevers and relieve wounds. It helps in finding balance between the body, the mind and the spirit.
The origin of the Basque Lauburu is uncertain but it is believed that to be Celtic or even of ancient Indo-European peoples. This mystical symbol can be found in countless cultures spanning the Far East, the Pacific Islands and a large part of Europe. The Lauburu (LAU = four; BURU=head), represents the four elements of creation: water, earth, air and fire. It channels the energies that make up the universe and the struggle of light against darkness.
Celtic Gods Fairies and Druids