Charms are a great way to display a theme in your jewelry. Often times they are made with cute and fun designs, but others display symbols with powerful meaning behind them. Reference this chart below to learn the meaning behind the symbols you see on our charms.
First produced in the 17th Century, Claddagh rings are a traditional Irish gift representing love, loyalty and friendship.
Equality, also the Human Rights Campaign logo for equality and fair treatment
Flower of Life
This symbol features 7 overlapping circles that form a flower-like pattern, creating a sense of sacred geometry. Some believe this symbol represents ancient spiritual beliefs, and depicts fundamental aspects of space and time.
The Hamsa depicts an open right hand. It has been used as a sign of protection and as a defense against the evil eye in many societies throughout history.
A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness. It combines the imagery of the circle and the spiral to form a meandering but purposeful path. It represents a journey to our own center and back out again to the world.
The Lotus flower is associated with purity and beauty in both Buddhism and Hinduism while the ancient Egyptians associated the flower with rebirth and the sun.
A salutation used in India, “I bow to the divine in you.”
A mantric word thought to be a complete expression of Brahman and interpreted as having three sounds representing Brahma or creation, Vishnu or preservation, and Shiva or destruction, or as consisting of the same three sounds, representing waking, dreams, and deep sleep, along with the following silence, which is fulfillment.
The Open Heart with a triquetra “trinity knot” symbol is believed to represent the three promises of relationships: love, honor and protection.
The Sobriety Circle & Triangle is the symbol used by Alcoholics Anonymous and is important to
many people in recovery. Together the integrated symbols represent a perfect union of mind (open, circular) and body (stable, triangular). It’s a talisman of perseverance and personal transformation.
Tree of Life
The Tree of Life has multiple meanings. Some cultures see it as a symbol of immortality and eternal life, while for others it represents family and the strength gained through bonds of family. It is also interpreted as a representation of life’s journey, starting from a seed and growing from a seedling to a sapling to a mature tree with the branches representing the different paths taken during a lifetime.
Though often associated with Celts in the bronze age, the Triskele, or triple spiral is an ancient symbol found in many cultures, often personifying personal growth, human development and spiritual expansion.
Two halves that together complete wholeness: Yin is mysterious, dark and feminine, while Yang is positive, bright and masculine. Their interaction is thought to maintain the harmony of the universe and to influence everything within it