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Sascha Celtic House Plaque

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Triquetra  (pronounced  TRI ‘ KWLTRA) comes from the Latin word tri (three) its original meaning was simply triangle. The Triquetra has been found on rune stones in Northern Europe and on early Germanic coins, it had pagan religious meanings and a resemblance to the 'valknut', a symbol associated with the Viking god Odin. The triquetra is often found in Celtic art, mostly on metalwork and in manuscripts like the Book of Kells, also on Celtic crosses and slabs from the early Christian period  mainly as a background or filler. This knot has been recognized as a singular symbol for the past two centuries as a sign for special things and persons that are threefold. The symbol has been used by Christians as a sign of the Trinity Farther, Son and Holy Spirit. Sometimes a circle is added to the design that goes through the three interconnected loops of the Triqueta. The circle emphasizes the unity of the three elements.

This house plaque is made from Irish limestone quarried from county Kilkenny, Roscommon, and Galway and The Burren. Irish limestone is millions of years old and is known for its durability. Limestone is a sedimentary rock comprised of mineral calcite. The calcite in Irish limestone is most commonly marine organisms Irish limestone usually have the fossilised shells of the organisms visibly embedded within the stone. Making this house plaque unique and an interesting addition to your home or would make an interesting and unusual present for a loved one. All our limestone is supplied by God and nature and worked by man.


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