18" 10ct Gold Cable Chain
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The Story of the Triquetra
The three-cornered shape of the Trinity knot or Triquetra stems from both Christian and pagan beginnings in Europe. The loops may stand for the Holy Trinity for some and for others any concept that involves a threefold meaning body mind and spirit earth air and water past present future. The infinitely interlocking ropes indicate the timeless quality of any important concept that the wearer would like to honor. This knot appears all over the world in stone carvings metal work paintings and body art.
No Question of Loyalty
The woman drawn to this pendant is giving a wink to the value of self-indulgence. She also regards the lesson of the three-cornered shape as central to her life perspective. Perhaps her partner has given her this piece showcasing his wish to love honor and protect her. Maybe she wants to celebrate her three children. It could be that she simply loves her cultural roots and wears this iconic Irish symbol in order to feel close to her ethnicity. In any case she expresses her affinity for her most beloved people and places with boldness. The repetition of the Trinity knot design in the pendant reinforces the resolute presence of her beliefs and loyalties.