Symbols of the CeltsBook - 1999
What is it about the arts of the ancient Celts that makes them so fascinating for today's fashions and jewelry, graphic design, and even architecture? It's as though their ancient magical powers still cast a spell over us. Feel the power, as you become familiar with the stories and the representations of the 50 most important symbol groupings. Illustrated texts reveal dozens of cultic figures featured in ancient Celtic rituals, including wild animals and birds, reptiles and fish, trees and flowers, numbers, spirals, crosses, circles, and many other designs. Each spread depicts the qualities and values they symbolize, with examples of characters and stories from ancient myths that can be incorporated into your favorite designs today. 304 pages, 5 6/8 x 7 1/2.
Publisher: New York :, Sterling Pub.,, 
Copyright Date: ©1999
Characteristics: 304 pages :,illustrations ;,20 cm.