Irish oak triquetra earrings

32.00

For the Celts, trees were considered to be Gods, the ancestors of mankind and elder beings of wisdom. No ritual was complete without the most sacred tree, the Oak.
These small and unique triquetra earrings will be hand-carved for you, or a loved one, in my studio on the West of Ireland.

 

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Light and elegant these triquetra earrings feature pieces of Irish oak. Suitable for both everyday wear and for that special occasion, they are the perfect gift for anyone with Irish heritage or for someone who resonates with the Celtic myths and traditions of the natural world.

For the Celts, sacred trees and groves were considered as sanctuaries and were often the location of celebrations. The ancient Irish built no temples. Instead, they treated nature as a temple. Trees were the oldest living things and were looked upon as sources of great wisdom. Known as King of the forest for its strength and longevity, the oak was sacred to the ancient Celts and is considered one of the three primary magical woods.

Celtic knots date back to the 3rd to 4th century B.C. They were used to symbolize faith, declare love & unity between people, and even to protect against evil spirits. They were also seen to represent infinity and eternal life, its endless intertwining curves symbolizing eternal love.
The iconic triquetra (or trinity knot) has a myriad of symbolic interpretations. Pagans treasure it as a representation of the forces of Nature, earth, fire and water. On a more spiritual level it is seen to symbolize life, death and rebirth. It was latterly adapted by Christians to represent the three elements of the holy Trinity.

– Native Irish oak, sanded to a smooth finish
– Non-toxic oil finish to seal the wood & enhance its natural color
– Earring length: 22 mm / 0.85 Inch from the bottom of the hooks
– Sterling silver ear wires

Your pair of triquetra earrings will arrive to you ready for gift giving via registered air mail, delivered upon signature.
Your order will be shipped within 1-2 days of ordering.

Please, feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or requests.

* Note that exact size and shade of wood may vary from the photos on this website as each piece is unique and made by hand.

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