- The Celtic Collection
- Celtic Lion Adjustable Torc
Celtic Lion Adjustable Torc
Worn around the neck since ancient times, the torc has returned.
Wellstone presents the classic Celtic lions in this traditional form in Sterling Silver with 8 gauge solid Sterling Silver wire and the average inside measurementof 14.5".
Symbolism and Meaning of the Lion
In ancient times the Lion was the companion of the Goddess. At times it represented her power to destroy and was associated with Ishtar, Astarte, Cybele and Kali. The lion was a symbol Time, which these goddesses embodied and controlled. Sometimes the lion might be depicted with two heads looking back into the past and ahead into the future. One still sees the two lions of the Goddess at the entrances to buildings where one is the lion of yesterday and the other of today.