The Celtic Knot Cross, with its profound Celtic symbolism, is about 7 inches in height and is made from the finest slate available. In the center of the cross is a bronze Celtic knot, a symbol with a rich history dating back to the 5th century AD. The back of the cross features a sturdy inlet to allow it to be mounted using a hook or nail. The striking symbolism and dramatic slate of this piece lend themselves to various occasions celebrating our spiritual life with its many twists and challenges.
The Imperfect Perfection of Slate
The beauty of this particular piece is that each piece is unique and varies in texture and color. Variations occur naturally in slate and are not considered quality defects. Slate is not perfectly smooth. It is a material that sometimes features beautiful markings that remind us of its origins in the earth.
An Elegant Irish or Celtic Gift
The Celtic Knot, dating back to the 5th century, is often referred to as the mystic or endless knot because it doesn’t have a beginning or an end and is a marvelous symbol of continuity, timelessness and eternity. The intricate interlacing of each knot vividly expresses the interconnectedness of all of creation. Give this gift to anyone with an Irish history, or who values the symbol of the Celtic knot. This is also a helpful symbol to cultivate contemplative prayer.