The Celtic knot symbol, is also referred to as the mystic knot, or the endless knot. The more esoteric or spiritual meaning of this symbol eludes to beginnings and endings.
The Irish Claddagh is a ring of two hands holding a crowned heart. This romantic symbol is used to show the bonds of love, friendship and loyalty. Some believe that the right hand of the symbol represents the father of Celtic Gods, called Dagda, while the left represents the mother goddess, Anu. The mystical, universal Celtic spirit Beathauile is believed to be the crown.
The dragon is the master of all the elements: Fire, Water, Earth, and Wind. It also represents Wisdom and nobility. The Mythical Dragon
The circular ring of the Native American dream catcher imitates the shape of the Earth and mirrors the orbital path of the planets around the sun. It represents the circle of life--a circle of which all living things are a part.
Eye of Horus
The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health. The eye is personified in the goddess Wadget and is also known as The Eye of Ra. Horus was the ancient Egyptian sky god.
To Native Americans and other cultures, feathers represent Truth, Speed, Lightness, Flight, and Ascension
A Hamsa is an amulet shaped like a hand, with three extended fingers in the middle and a curved thumb or pinky finger on either side. It is thought to protect against the “evil eye” and is a popular motif in both Jewish and Middle Eastern jewelry. The Ancient Hamsa
Kokopelli is a hunchbacked, dancing flute player, prominent figure in Hopi legends and ancient Anasazi Indian mythology. The figure represents a mischievous trickster, prankster, fertility god, healer, minstrel and story teller.
The iconic silver fern is a cornerstone of New Zealand and Malaysian culture. The Koru, the unfolding fern frond, serves as a symbol of new growth, new life, peace and tranquility. The Spiral Koru
The Labyrinth, an ancient geometric pattern, is a symbol of death and rebirth. It has become an archetype of change, transformation and wholeness. For four thousand years, all over the world, labyrinths have been used for walking, meditating, playing, dancing, and ceremonies. Unlike mazes, which were modeled on Labyrinths, you can't get lost in a Labyrinth. Despite the twists and turns, there is one path in, which is also the path out. Just like life. Come to a Labyrinth Walk
The Labyris, (labrys) or double-headed axe, was the central ritual symbol and tool prominent in the Cretan region, and was carried only by women. The Amazons were said to use it as their main weapon, but it was also used by women in agricultural working.
Om / Aum
Om (Aum) is a symbol composed of the Sanskrit letters for the sacred Hindu sound that is considered the greatest of all mantras. Wearing an om charm is said to bring harmony, peace, good luck, fortune, and eternal bliss to the ones who wear them. Read More
In 1958, British artist Gerald Holtom drew a circle with three lines inside, intending the design to be a symbol for the Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War (DAC).
The pentagram or pentacle is a five pointed star commonly associated with Wicca, Ritual Magick, and Masonry. To witches, it represents the four basic elements (wind, water, earth and fire) plus a pantheistic spiritual being such as Gaia or Mother Earth.
Tree of Life
The Tree of Life is a universal symbol that can be found in the spiritual tradition of most cultures. It is a symbol of growth, wisdom, protection, bounty, and redemption. The Cosmic and Holy Tree of Life
Star of David
The Star of David, a six-pointed star, is the primary modern emblem of the Jewish religion. Kabbalistically, the hexagram symbolizes the six directions of space, the divine union of male and female energy and the four elements. The Star of David is also important in the Rastafarian and Messianic Christian faiths, and may symbolize union, heart and love.
The Triquetra symbol predates Christianity and was likely a Celtic symbol of the Goddess, and in the North, a symbol of the god Odin. In Wiccan and Neopagan belief, the triquetra symbolizes the triple aspected goddess (maid, mother, and crone). The triquetra is also considered to represent the triplicities of mind, body, and soul, as well as the three domains of earth according to Celtic mythology- earth, sea, and sky.
The Yin Yang symbol represents perfect balance and harmony in the universe and the unity between complimentary opposites. The Bagua (literally "eight symbols") are eight trigrams used in Taoist cosmology to represent the fundamental principles of reality, seen as a range of eight interrelated concepts. Each consists of three lines, each line either "broken" or "unbroken," representing yin or yang, respectively. Due to their tripartite structure, they are often referred to as "trigrams" in English. Read More