They make me feel closer to my heritage. I am part Irish and man, I love everything about Ireland so far... well, not the fighting and the abusive Catholic priests and nuns, but you know, everything else.... lol
I always loved Celtic crosses and said that if I wore a cross, it would have to be Celtic. Well, one morning I was out and decided to stop into an Irish shop to browse. I saw the most beautiful Celtic crosses and decided to buy one since I never buy...
Ô Lord gives your blessing.
And in your blessing, the strength.
And in the strength, the understanding.
And in the understanding, the knowledge.
And in the knowledge, the knowledge of the virtue.
And in the knowledge of the virtue, the love for her.
And in the love for her, the...
I love Celtic crosses. Have for a long time. Even though I'm not a Christian, I like these because of some of the intricate scrollwork on them. I've owned several, but I also like ancient Egyptian ankhs. Both the crosses and ankhs have a definite human shape to them.
I've read a it about ancient Celtic symbolism and later literary embellishments such as painted in The Book of Kells. You might enjoy one of my favorite reference books titled, How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill, c. 1995.
Are you into Druidry?