The Celtic knot symbol is also referred the endless knot or trinity knot. The Celts did believed that the most important things in life came in threes. The symbol is found throughout the ancient civilizations in various forms depicted as a Celtic knot , interlinked triangles or fish. It appears in Germanic culture, Scandinavia, Roman, Egyptian, Indian and within the Celtic world. The origin and history is not clear but it has appeared in a variety of forms as early as five thousand years ago.
What the Triquetra symbolises to the Celtics
Earth (Land), Air (Sky), Water (Sea)
Mind, Body, Soul
Past, Present, Future
Maiden, Mother, Crone
Thought, Feeling, Emotion
Creation, Preservation, Destruction
Life, Death, Rebirth
Protection, Eternal Love, Unbreakable, Unity without end
How to Use its Energy
The symbol has the energy of preservation or protection of unity. It can also vibrate with the energy of living within eternal love. The symbol has also become associated with the Christian faith which represents the Trinity. When Triquetra is accompanied by a circle it puts emphases on the eternal nature that it has come to represent.