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The Triple Spiral Symbol    Monday, June 1, 2015

Triskele symbol from Newgrange interiorIf ever you look up "Celtic symbols," along with the shamrock and the Celtic cross, one of the most common images you'll see is three spirals joined together.

The Sacred Spiral Symbol in Jewelry    Monday, May 4, 2015

When I first started making wire jewelry, one of the first shapes I learned to make was a simple spiral.  You can do so much with it--dangle beads or gems off the bottom for earrings or pendants, use them as links, as part of a clasp, and the list goes on.  It's such a basic part of wire jewelry design that it didn't really occur to me that it could hold a deeper significance for some. But a friend, visiting me and looking through my cache of necklaces and bracelets and earrings, commented on all the spirals I was using.

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