Of late, there has been an increasing demand for mart revolving around love symbols. The craze for ‘Celtic style love knots’ type jewellery, decoration items and tattoos among the youth of today has been witnessed. Celtic knots have intertwining patterns not only for their eye-catching value, but such items also stand for deeper meaning in life and love. Now, there is good market for ornamental mart crafted around Celtic knots designs.
Besides looking beautiful, it is held that Celtic knots represent the union of two souls by interweaving two or more individual strands in design and shapes created by Celtic knots. And, these have been used both for ornamentation and spiritual symbolism of life and love since ages.
In their simplest form, Celtic knots depict two unbroken loops that intertwine and are inseparable from each other and stand for a spiritual meaning of love and life. According to ancient traditions, the triple drop Celtic style love knot, made of three strands represents three most powerful forces of nature - earth, water, and fire. The continuous line represents unity, strength, spirit, and being.
Celtic knots are complete loops without any beginning or end and signify the interconnects of life and eternity. Similarly, dual centered spiral signifies the duality of nature and balance, say the practitioners of Celtic knots craft and art, who strongly believe in symbolism.
Celtic square love knot is made of a single line that runs all along the four sides and is a representation of loyalty. Everlasting love is represented by two triskeles. The triskeles, three cornered knots, denote the three aspects of two people, body, mind and spirit, therefore, in everlasting love. The two triskeles, joined together, show a circle, the everlasting circle of eternity.
In the accompanying picture, step by step drawing of simplest but popular design of Celtic style love knots is shown, which is a popular in jewellery designs and tattoo art. Also, some other common Celtic knots have been shown. The market is encashing on the popularity of Celtic knots.