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Origins of the Celtic Cross

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Origins of the Celtic Cross
While the Celtic Cross is certainly a Christian symbol, it has its roots in ancient pagan beliefs at the same time.

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Celtic Symbology

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Celtic Symbology
Thousands of years before the dawn of Christianity, geometric motifs played a prominent role in both the ancient Celts’ religion and artwork.

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Moonstone

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Moonstone
 The Stone of New Beginnings. As ancient as the moon itself, Moonstone holds the power of mystery. 

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Celtic Knotwork

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Celtic Knotwork
Celtic Knots remind us of the timeless nature of our spirit.

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Birth Stones

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The idea of each person always wearing a gemstone corresponding to the month of their birth is a distinctly modern idea that scholars trace to 18th century Poland, with the arrival of Jewish gem traders to the region. The modern list of birthstones was not defined until 1912, by the National Association of Jewelers (Jewelers of America) in the USA. Most recently, early in this century, these stones were updated to include only clear stones that look pretty together in settings such as family rings. Just for interest sake  I have included the Colours and Flowers associated with each birth month.  ...

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