This artistic pendant is inspired by the triskelion, also known as the triskele. Made up of three adjoining spirals, this symbol has been spotted in ancient Sicilian and Greek art. It can also be seen on Mesolithic and Neolithic stone ruins in Ireland and is highly prevalent in celtic iconography. The exact original meaning of the symbol is not entirely known, though it is believed that it referred to cycles of progress and revolution. It has taken on a variety of interpretations since then, including the dynamic of Mind/Body/Soul and Past/Present/Future.
This sterling silver triskelion pendant measure 1.25 inches across and 1.75 inches long (bail included in measurements). Though inspired by European iconography, this piece is actually a combination of various cultures. It was crafted in the rich tradition of Indonesian silver smithing, making it a truly eclectic piece.
- Celtic triple spiral pendant
- Made of sterling silver
- Measures 1.25 x 1.75 inches
- Crafted in Bali, Indonesia
Handcrafted: Artistically created by hand where beauty and imperfections go together wonderfully. Please accept and appreciate minor imperfections and variations which are true characteristic of this craft.
Pendant is sold as pendant only. To add a sterling silver snake chain, click here.
About the Triskelion
The Triskelion, which resembles a stick figure sprinting forward, derives its name from the Greek term for “three-legged”. Appropriately, it stands for progress, action and competition. Read more...