Some notable Celtic symbols are the Irish harp, indicating the soul's eternal life, the shamrock, indicating luck and the claddagh, a symbol combining a heart, crown and hands to represent love, loyalty and friendship, r... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

The Celtic cross, the harp, the shamrock, the triquetra and the triskele are some of the major symbols used in Celtic and Irish communities. Themes common in Irish symbolism include love, Irish heritage, and trinities in... More »

Less commonly known Celtic symbols include the triskele, the five-fold symbol, the arwen and the Celtic bull. The first known use of some of these symbols date to Megalithic and Neolithic sites that predate Celtic cultur... More » World View Symbolism

The components of the Claddagh ring each represent different qualities of the wearer, including the heart for love, the hands for friendship and the crown for loyalty. The way the ring is worn symbolizes the wearer's ava... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Rings

The meanings of some common Hawaiian symbols include beauty and sunshine for the hibiscus flower, and good luck and long life for the green sea turtle. Other symbols are circles, the fish hook pendant and the rainbow. Ea... More » Education

The tattoo design for love, life and loyalty is a combination of an ankh, a cross shape signifying life, with a heart. The design is attributed to Jonathan Harris of San Angelo, Texas, one of the tattoo world's leading a... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

Some Irish Celtic symbols are the Claddagh ring, the Brigid's cross and the shamrock. The Claddagh ring shows a crowned heart being held by two hands. It is a symbol of love, friendship and loyalty. More » World View Symbolism