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Solid Sterling Silver with black enamel detail on an 18" chain
The Celtic design is based on ancient Celtic elements found in various works of art in Ireland and Scotland. This highly attractive Celtic Sterling Silver Pendant with black enamel detail features these traditional designs which represent eternal life, love and friendship. It will delight lovers of all things Celtic, and the unique history of the Celts and their influence on our lives today.
1 3/4" x 3/4" pendant crafted entirely of 925 sterling silver, it comes with a 18" Sterling Silver chain with ability to adjust to 16". The chain is connected to the pendant.
It will make an ideal gift, and a lasting memento, for yourself or for someone you love.
History of Celtic Knot Work
The use of knot work design is a practice that began early in human history. In the third and fourth century AD knot work designs were used in floor mosaics in the Roman Empire. Celtic knot designs developed from plait work, which was an unbroken, woven cord design used in many cultures around the world.
The true unbroken and interconnected knot work that is characteristic of Celtic knot designs began around the 7th century. The style that would eventually give rise to Celtic knot design was then spread to Ireland and England. Although this type of illumination is most often associated with the Celtic people, it was also used extensively in England as well as the rest of Europe.
As a whole, Celtic knot designs have become a symbol of cultural pride for those with Welsh, Irish or Scottish heritage.