Free 2mm thick 18" long 316L non allergenic Surgical/Stainless Steel Cable Link Chain
OR 18" long 925 Sterling Silver Box Chain
Firstly the triskele can be thought as to represent motions, as all three arms are position to make it appear as if it is moving, and movement or motion is believe to signify energies, in particular within this Celtic Symbol the motion of action, cycles, progress, revolution and competition.
Secondly and the more challenging area for symbolists is the exact symbolic significance of the three arms of the triskele, which can differ dependent on the era, culture, mythology and history, which is why there are so many variations as to what these three extensions in the trickle symbol mean.
Some of these connotations include: life-death-rebirth, spirit-mind-body, mother-father-child, past-present-future, power-intellect-love and creation-preservation-destruction to name but a few.
It’s thought that through the combination of these two areas we gain one meaning of the Celtic triskele, which it is believed represents a tale of forward motion to reach understanding. However this is thought not to be the only meaning, as it is also believed to represent three Celtic worlds; the spiritual world, the present world, the celestial world.
This piece was handcast by me in my studio from solid nickel free 925 Sterling Silver.
Pendant Length including bail approx. 0.9"; Width approx. 0.55”