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Celtic Influence on Tree of Life Jewellery

Influence of Celtic Culture on the Tree of Life

Celtic culture has had a great influence on the design of Tree of Life necklace pendants over many years - much of this appears often on the circular band around the tree as Celtic knots as in the image below
 

Tree of Life Necklace pendant showing Celtic designs
Tree of Life Necklace pendant showing Celtic designs

The following is an article about Celtic Knots from Wikipedia - reprinted under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Celtic knot

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Stone Celtic crosses, such as this, are a major source of our knowledge of Celtic knot design.

. Carpet page from Lindisfarne Gospels, showing knotwork detail


Almost all of the folios of the Book of Kells contain small illuminations like this decorated initial.Celtic knots are a variety of knots and stylized graphical representations of knots used for decoration, used extensively in the Celtic style of Insular art. These knots are most known for their adaptation for use in the ornamentation of Christian monuments and manuscripts, such as the 8th-century St. Teilo Gospels, the Book of Kells and the Lindisfarne Gospels. Most are endless knots, and many are varieties of basket weave knots.