Circular Wool Area Rug -INTRIGUE – designed by Higgins & Co, Ireland
The eel was a source of mystery to the Celts because of its amphibious nature, which illustrated its adaptability to it’s surroundings. It’s knowledge and understanding of the mysteries of life, death, and rebirth, intrigued the Celts.
The eel is mentioned in several Celtic legends, on of which is the story of the two swineherds who battled through a variety of shape-shifting forms. In their final form as eels, the swineherds were swallowed by cows who later gave birth to magickal bulls. Cu Chulainn’s spear Gae-Bolga got its name from the eel. The Morrigan took on the form of an eel when she had a magickal battle with the hero. The eel symbolizes also adaptability, wisdom, inspiration and defense.
This design origins of the ancient Celts, who have passed on their art through great Irish manuscripts such as the Book of Kells, Trinity College, Dublin.
This deep pile wool area rug comes in the sizes
6 x 3 semi circular,
6 x 6 circular and
5 x 8 oval
80 % Wool / 20 % Acrylic
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