symbol seen hanging from the cat's collar and
on the Book of Shadows on the occult
drama CHARMED/WB/1998-2006. The Triquetra or
"Trinity Knot" was used in pre-Christian
times by the Celts to represent the triple
goddess (Maiden, Mother and Crone). Early
Celtic Christians used the symbol to represent
the trinity of God the Father, Jesus Christ,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Triquetra is also used as a feminine symbol of
protection from evil, or as a representation
of the triple Goddess. (the pedal-like
protrusions representing the "yoni" or female
vulva or womb). The circle represents
The power of the Triquetra symbol is
used by the Halliwell sister (Piper, Prue, and
Phoebe) three young women who discovered
that they were witches known as "The Charmed
symbol is first called a Triquetra in episode
"Witch Trial" (2.01) when Prue suggests
the Triquetra represents the three of them
working as one.
BOOKS: "Book of Shadows"
TRIVIA NOTE: The
symbol of the Triquetra appeared on the cover
of the Led Zepplin's fourth rock & roll album
entitled "Stairway to Heaven."
The four images represented the musicians
Page, Jones, Bonhan and Plant. The first and
fourth design were created by Page and Plant
while the second image (The Triquetra) are
based on Celtic Runes. The Triquetra
image stands for confidence and Bonham's
images of three intersecting circles
represents the trilogy: man, wife and child.
Led Zeppelin Album Symbols