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Who were Celts
Before we talk about the Celtic love knot, here is the brief history of Celts. Very first use of "Celts" was by a Greek geographer named Hecataeus from Miletus. Celts were a group of tribes that spoke old Celtic, but a bit different language from each other as it already split into several language groups. Celts lived at much of Europe and Asia Minor (present-day Turkey); in late Bronze Age and early Iron Age. They lived from early as 7th or 8th B.C. and at their maximum expansion, Celts has occupied most of a Europe from north of Alps to the land of northern Spain and Britain in 3rd to 5th century B.C. Later the Romans absorbed most of Celts territory, only leaving half of Britain of Celts territory. The Celtic culture still survives today in Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland, and Wales. The word Celtic generally means "The language of Celts", but it could also be used as "From Celts" or "Style of Celts".
Celtic love knots
The Celtic knots originated in art work of Roman Empire, about 3rd or 4th A.D. About 450 A.D. this Celtic form of art was used to decorate manuscripts by Christians. One of the well-known artwork of Celts were Celtic knots. These beautiful Celtic knots do not have a beginning or end. Celtic knots are also referred as eternity knots or mystic knots. From many designs of Celtic knots, the most well know designs are Celtic Trinity knot, Celtic Love knots, Celtic Sailor's knot, and Celtic Shield Knot.
A Celtic love knot is usually made with two strands of interlaced knots, but it may be made of one strand into a knot as well. These Beautiful Celtic love knots may also be referred as true lovers knot and most of the Celtic love knot designs are shaped into a heart. Celtic Love knots are regarded as a symbol of eternity between two lovers, as the intertwined knots do not have a beginning or end. Two intertwined individual strands of threads that make the knots represent a relationship between couples, a love and affections tangled and never broken reflecting the relationship between you and your partner. The symbol of Celtic love knot is similar as infinity ring or eternity ring, a symbol of everlasting love. Celtic love knots may hold different meaning such as friendship and relationship of a family, but the most important part is what meaning you apply to it. It is a great gift for weddings, anniversary, birthday or even all other holidays even between couples, friends, and family.
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