Roundstone Musical Instruments
Celtic Designs for your Bodhran
and their Meanings


CelticCeltic Designs for your Bodhrán and their Meanings


By clicking on any of the images a larger photo of how the celtic design will look on your celtic drum will appear.


This animal design is full of intricate entwinng knotwork and vibrant colours celtic spiral cross
An age old symbol of Ireland,the harp includes intricate celtic spirals along the front edge. celtic harp
This L shaped celtic design is one long continious line,depicting the continiuity of life and man's spiritual journey. spiral L
Within this heart shaped celtic design can be seen knotworks,animals and vibrant colours.Again the one continuous line showing the continuity of life and man's spiritual journey. spiral heart
This ancient Celtic Design is taken from the Celtic Burial Mound at New Grange in Co. Meath. This design pre-dates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland by some 3,000 years. It is thought to be the oldest Celtic symbol and is supposed to represent the 3 stages of man: Birth, Death, Eternity. Available in Black. Spiral design
Here is an example of a single family crest. Remember to include your family name when ordering. Single Family Crest
Your Double Family Crest: Remember to tell us your two family names . Double Family Crest


THE CROSS

The Cross symbolises the 4 roads and Christ's rule over all things- length, breadth, height & depth.

ANIMALS and BIRDS

Animals and Birds were sacred to the Celts and many of their Gods and Spirits are represented with Bird or Animal parts. In The Book of Kells the Four Evangelists are depicted as

  • Man for Matthew
  • Lion for Mark

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