COMING SOON, a range of 4″, 6″ and 8″ tiles with Celtic Animal themes.

4″ The Tain Bull

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In celtic mythology the bull symbolised strength, wealth, sovereignty and potency. In the old irish legend ‘ The Tain Bó Cualigne -The Brown Bull of Cooley”. A great war was fought over the ownership of a strong brown bull. Many great warriors fought and died.
The bull is also a virile sign for men, and a sign of fertility for women. Donning the bull symbol in the Celtic bed chamber (depicted on sheets, robes, pillows, etc) is said to enhance the mental state leading to sexual strength and endurance.

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4″ Three Rabbits

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As Celtic Animal Symbols, the rabbit was thought to have special protective powers needed for residing underground. Thus bringing protection from evil gods believed to live beneath the earth. They were considered lucky. Thus keeping a part of the rabbit was considered good fortune, the rabbit’s foot could bring protection from evil spirits, and is even considered so today. Maybe my little rabbits could bring you luck.

4″ Celtic Horse

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Horses were especially sacred to the Celts and deemed to have supernatural abilities.
The horse was admired for beauty, strength, speed and sexual vigour.
They were seen as good luck and were harbingers of good fortune. The white horse, was sacred to the Celts, and strongly associated with Rhiannon and Epona, who occasionally took the form of a white horse. Our Horse comes in many colours.

4″ The Cat

 

Rich Green Cat
6″Celtic Cat Bas Relief Tile in a Olive Green Glaze.

 

I always had a cat in the home growing up. To me a house is not a home until it as a furry little beast curled up by the fire . They are beautiful ,independent and powerful.

We have three cats here at Celtic Valley ceramics. They are my inspiration for all our cat tiles.

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Sushi
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Pebbles
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Smudge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cats have an interesting place in Celtic legends, both loved and hated. They have always been associated with magic.

Cat Sidhe (Irish: [kat̪ˠ ˈʃiː], is a fairy creature from Celtic mythology, said to resemble a large black cat with a white spot on its breast.
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