Celtic Tree of Life Ring Sterling Silver
This tree lives in the center of Annwn and is the first Tree of Creation. The ancient bards called it "Trefuilngid" (Tre ecohair), the tree of the "three keys" or three saplings. This tree is alive with song, dance, and merry-making. On its limbs the birds of Rhiannon sing so beautifully that "whoever hears them remains in a timeless state". From this first "Great Tree," the Mother Goddess, Dana brought to Tara (Ireland) a branch with three fruits—nuts, apples, and acorns. From this branch all trees of the earth took root.
As a symbol of this belief the bards of ancient Ireland wore a "musical silver branch" as an insignia. Each silver branch was said to be a casting of the original branch of Dana. Even the kings bowed before the bards who wore the silver branch of the Great Tree, alive and singing in the center of Annwn, the Realm of the Fairies.Design by: Qrys Bennett