Designing Celtic Ornament
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Dating back to the eighth century BCE, Celtic designs were used to decorate items such as jewellery, weaponry, cauldrons and wine jars as well as illuminated manuscripts. This sourcebook surveys different types of ornament including spirals and triskels, interlace, labyrinths and portrayals of animals. Colourfully illustrated and complete with accounts of the history and symbolic meanings of the designs, the book also includes a practical guide to drawing the motifs.