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Celtic Cross

Celtic cross – is a cross with a nimbus with a ring surrounding the intersection. It is the characteristic symbol of Celtic Christianity, though it has more ancient pagan roots. The cross symbolizes the sun, air, earth and water in unity. It signifies cyclicity and isolation. The cross has appeared in Ireland before the VIII century.

In Ireland, there is a belief that the Celtic cross has appeared on the island thanks to Saint Patrick - missionary, who convert the island's inhabitants to Christianity. According to him, the Celtic cross is a combination of the cross, which is the symbol of Christianity, and a symbol of the sun, to give to converted people from paganism to Christianity, the idea of the importance of the cross by linking it with the idea of the pagan god of sun.

The widely known Celtic crosses often have in their design many similarities with labyrinths. The cross itself is an ancient universal symbol of the union of the celestial and terrestrial forces, of masculine and feminine principles. The ends of the Celtic cross symbolize the infinite spiritual expansion of consciousness. The inner circle represents the unification and consolidation of the celestial and terrestrial forces at a central point, which is the source of spiritual energy.

The Celts believed that the human spirit is a small part of the world spirit and they made the ornaments of separate knots. Each knot has been created from a single thread - the thread of life, which symbolized the way of man. In a composition dominates a dog holding in teeth one of the threads of the ornament. The main qualities of a dog are persistence and tenacity, as well as boundless courage.

The blue color of enamel from which the dial is made, symbolizes the infinity, eternity, truth, devotion, faith, purity, chastity, spiritual and intellectual life. The associations that have emerged in many ancient cultures, express the general idea that the blue color of the sky is the quietest and the least "material" of all colors.

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