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Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace

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25.00

Fabulous Celtic charm pendants with a lovely mix of Celtic charms and beads and the birthwood of that month according to the Celtic Tree Calendar.

  • Birch: December 24th – January 20th
  • Rowan: January 21st – February 17th
  • Ash: February 18th – March 17th
  • Alder: March 18th – April 14th
  • Willow: April 15th – May 12th
  • Hawthorn: May 13th – June 9th
  • Oak: June 10th – July 7th
  • Holly: July 8th – August 4th
  • Hazel: August 5th – September 1st
  • Vine: September 2nd – September 29th – out of stock
  • Ivy: September 30th – October 27th
  • Reed: October 28th – November 24th
  • Elder: November 25th – December 23rd

Choose your month from the drop down options below.

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Description

Fabulous Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace inspired by the Celtic Tree Calendar. There are 13 Lunar cycles in the Celtic Tree Calendar, these are associated with the trees that the Druids held sacred. In turn each tree is represented by a character of the Ogham script, which is the earliest form of Celtic writing.

Each of these Celtic Necklaces combine a number of charms on a 30 cm chain. The charms consist of the wood of that Celtic Tree Calendar month, Celtic symbols and colouful beads, gemstones or crystals. Details of each necklace is listed below.

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These 13 signs are based on the Celtic Tree Calendar and should not to be confused with the 12 Druidic birth signs as collated by Maura O’Rourke and can been viewed at this link: Druidic Birth Signs.

 

  • Birch: December 24th – January 20th

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Birch Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Birth wood charm
  • Celtic Bail
  • Celtic Spiral charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Royal blue sodalite gemstones. Sodalite has healing properties and enhances positive energies.
  • Green/aqua seed beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Birch tree is ‘Beith’.

Birch offers the wearer good fortune.

The birch tree is known as ‘The Lady of The Woods’ and is seen as a symbol of growth and renewal as well as stability and structure. A birch’s vibration heightens tolerance of self and others and is thought to bring Good Fortune.
In ancient Celtic times the Birch was used as a protection against evil and also used to banish fears.

 

  • Rowan: January 21st – February 17th

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Rowan Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Rowan wood charm
  • Celtic spiral charm
  • Filigree leaf charm
  • Green chrysocolla gemstone. ‘Stone of Communication’, devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching.
  • Green/aqua seed beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Rowan tree is ‘Luis’.

Rowan offers the wearer protection and clarity.

The Rowan tree has a long, sacred history. Since ancient times people have been planting a Rowan beside their home as in Celtic mythology it’s known as the Tree of Life and symbolises courage, wisdom and protection

 

  • Ash: February 18th – March 17th

30 cm silver chain & silver charms. Charms on this Ash Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Ash wood charm
  • Celtic Triskele charm
  • Tree of Life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Green chrysocolla gemstone. ‘Stone of Communication’, devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching.
  • Green/aqua seed beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Ash tree is ‘Nion’.

Ash offers the wearer spiritual healing and protection.

The ash tree symbolizes the World Tree – a tree that joined the three worlds: the underworld, the middle earth, and the spiritual realm. The ash tree is also linked with the blending of the past, present, and future. The ash tree stands for strength, which it gets from its strong roots and offers the wearer grounding as well as spiritual healing.

 

  • Alder: March 18th – April 14th

30 cm silver chain & silver charms. Charms on this Alder Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Alder wood charm
  • Celtic triskele charm
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Green chrysocolla gemstone. ‘Stone of Communication’, devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching.
  • Green/aqua seed beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Alder tree is ‘Fearn’.

Alder offers the wearer healing and protection.

Alder was sacred to the Druids and is believed to help you face up to the things you’ve been avoiding. It also was believed that Alder allowed access into the faery realms. Alder tree essence is invigorating, and it also reduces nervousness and anxiety. Alder has a strong association with defence and It weaves a spell of protection to guard against attack.

 

  • Willow: April 15th – May 12th

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Willow Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Willow wood charm
  • Tree of life charm
  • Filigree leaf charm
  • Green Jasper beads. Healing properties and the spirit stones of courage and wisdom.
  • Mottled green poreclain bead.

The Ogham character which represents the Willow tree is ‘Saille’.

Willow offers the wearer love and intuition.

The Willow was a sacred tree to the Celts both for the wide range of materials it provided and for its unique beauty and spiritual presence. In Druid legend, the universe and all mankind was hatched from two scarlet eggs hidden within the willow tree creating a strong connection to the Earth’s energy.

 

  • Hawthorn: May 13th – June 9th

30 cm silver chain & silver charms. Charms on this Hawthorn Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Hawthorn wood charm
  • Celtic triskele charm
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Green chrysocolla gemstone. ‘Stone of Communication’, devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching.
  • Green/aqua seed beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Hawthorn tree is ‘Húath’.

Hawthorn offers the wearer love and protection.

The Hawthorn was a Druid sacred tree and is respected as the tree of enchantment under the protection of the faery realms. It cleanses the mind and heart of negativity and stimulates love and forgiveness.

 

  • Oak: June 10th – July 7th

30 cm silver chain & silver charms. Charms on this Oak Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Oak wood charm
  • Celtic triskele charm
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Jade beads. Believed to promote wisdom, balance, and peace.

The Ogham character which represents the Oak tree is ‘Duir’,

Oak offers the wearer strength and protection.

The mighty oak is a Druid sacred tree and is often known as the King of Trees which provides the energies of strength, protection and stability. A little acorn, from which the oak grows was often worn as an amulet representing long life and good luck.

 

  • Holly: July 8th – August 4th

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Holly Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Holly wood charm
  • Lucky four leaf charm
  • Filigree leaf charm
  • Red carnelian stone beads and a beautiful marble carnelian stone. Restores vitality and motivation, invokes creativity.

The Ogham character which represents the Holly tree is ‘Tinne’.

Holly offers the wearer good luck.

The Celts recognised the Holly as a symbol of masculine energy and firmness. The wood of the Holly tree was used to make weapons and was also used in protective magic. The leaves of the holly tree were used to treat colds and fevers, particularly during the winter months.

 

  • Hazel: August 5th – September 1st

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Hazel Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Hazel wood charm
  • Celtic bail
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Turquoise gemstone beads

The Ogham character which represents the Hazel tree is ‘Coll’.

Hazel offers the wearer wisdom and creativity.

Hazel is a sacred druid tree and is used for wisdom and healing. It is one of the most magical of Celtic trees and is seen as the container of ancient knowledge and wisdom. In Druidic law, Hazel wands were used to summon magical power and inspiration from the otherworlds.

 

  • Vine: September 2nd – September 29th

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Vine Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Vine wood charm
  • Celtic bail
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Turquoise gemstone beads. Healing and protective stone, enhances courage.
  • Jade gemstone beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Vine tree is ‘Muín’.

Vine offers the wearer passion and wisdom.

The vine is known as the tree of joy, exhilaration and wrath, providing energy. It is believed to be one of the sacred woods burned on the Gaelic May Day festival ‘Beltane’ fires.

 

  • Ivy: September 30th – October 27th

30 cm silver chain & silver charms. Charms on this Ivy Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Ivy wood charm
  • Celtic bail
  • Celtic Triskele charm
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Blue & orange gemstone beads.

The Ogham character which represents the Ivy is ‘Gort’.

Ivy offers the wearer good luck and protection.

The Celts called this month Gort and believed it to be a time to banish all negative aspects from your life as Ivy guards against negativity and disaster. Ivy is magically paired with Holly. As Ivy often lives on after its host plant has died, it reminds us of the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Ivy is carried by women (and brides) for good luck.

 

  • Reed: October 28th – November 24th

30 cm silver chain & silver charms. Charms on this Reed Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Reed wood charm
  • Celtic bail
  • Celtic Triskele charm
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Purple stone and purple lepidolite beads. Fosters tranquility, peace and calm for mind, body and spirit.

The Ogham character which represents the Reed is ‘Ngetal’.

Reed offers the wearer balance and harmony.

The Reed is considered a tree by the Druids because of its deep root system. In Celtic mythology the reed is most associated with Brigid, goddess of poetry, smithcraft and healing.

 

  • Elder: November 25th – December 23rd

30 cm copper chain & copper charms. Charms on this Elder Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace:

  • Elder wood charm
  • Celtic bail
  • Tree of life charm
  • Leaf charm
  • Green chrysocolla gemstone. ‘Stone of Communication’, devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching.

The Ogham character which represents the Elder tree is ‘Ruís’.

Elder offers the wearer protection.

A Druid sacred tree, the Elder is known in Ireland as the Queen of Trees or Elder Tree Mother, with a wise energy and abundant magical gifts. As the tree can rapidly grow from any point, it speaks to us of regeneration and of the power of the Life Force. A symbol of life energy and creativity, used for protection against evil and for blessings.

These beautiful Celtic Tree Birthwood Charm Necklaces are ideal gifts for:

  • Birthday Gifts
  • Anniversary Gifts (particularly 5th anniversary gift is traditionally a wooden gift)
  • Christmas Gifts
  • Mother’s Day Gifts
  • Graduation Gifts
  • Bridesmaids Gifts
  • Retirement Gifts

Fabulous Irish Wooden Jewellery, designed and made in Ireland by Sally, MoonWood, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Additional information

Weight .22 kg
Birthwood Signs

Birch, December 24th – January 20th, Rowan, January 21st – February 17th, Ash, February 18th – March 17th, Alder, March 18th – April 14th, Willow, April 15th – May 12th, Hawthorn, May 13th – June 9th, Oak, June 10th – July 7th, Holly, July 8th – August 4th, Hazel, August 5th – September 1st, Vine, September 2nd – September 29th, Ivy, September 30th – October 27th, Reed, October 28th – November 24th, Elder, November 25th – December 23rd

1 review for Celtic Birthwood Charm Necklace

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Shauna

    love it

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