Heavy Braid Triskele Bracelet

 

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Description

Simple and elegant, this Triskele Bracelet will look amazing on you!

 

Design Details

Our Heavy Triskele Bracelet is not for the feint of heart! It is constructed with a heavy and very substantial braid of wire, and is approximately 3/8 inch (10 mm) thick. It is available in bronze and sterling silver.

 

Which Bracelet Is Right For You?

We also offer a Medium Triskele Bracelet.

 

Historical Inspiration

Like the spiral, the triskele is one of man’s oldest symbols, and can be found carved in prehistoric stone monuments from Ireland to islands in the Mediterranean sea, and beyond. The triskele was a significant element in both Greek and Celtic art, and to a lesser extent appears in Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Medieval art as well.

The triskelle has many meanings: life-death-rebirth, spirit-mind-body, mother-father-child, past-present-future, power-intellect-love and creation-preservation-destruction to name but a few. These various meanings are commonly associated with pagan mythology and religions (although many scholars dispute these “ancient” meanings, and instead attribute them to modern revivals of older traditions). The triskele has also been used as a Christian emblem symbolizing the Holy Trinity.

A triskele in the form of three connected armored legs appears in the coat of arms of the Isle of Man, which was the seat of the ancient College of Druids. But this three-legged depiction of the triskelle is much older, and can be traced back to painted Minaon pottery found in Sicily. According the the Greek author Pliny the Elder, the triskele represented the island itself, which consists of three large capes equidistant from each other, pointing in their respective directions.

Additional information

Weight 0.2 lbs
Dimensions 5.375 x 8.625 x 1.625 in

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