The Triple Spiral symbol, based on motifs found at the prehistoric site at Newgrange, Ireland, and used as a neo-pagan or Triple Goddess symbol. This version is made up of mathematical Archimedean spirals. The Celtic symbol of three conjoined spirals may have had triple significance similar to the imagery that lies behind the triskelion. Newgrange which was built around 3200 BCE predating the Celtic arrival in Ireland but has long since been incorporated into Celtic culture.
Runic inscription: Hamingja Medu “Hamingja” translates as mutable magic energy/force and “medu” means three things: inspiration, transformation and mead – hard to separate. The meaning refers to the three hares symbol which forms the three-legged trefot or triskele symbol which symbolizes the ever-full well of magical inspiration as well as the meeting of the three realms of earth, sea, and sky. Blackthorn and Hawthorn are well known fairy trees in Europe.
Triskele (Triple Spiral, Triskelion) - Closely related to the triquetra, this Celtic symbol, known as the Triple Goddess, is composed of three interlocked spirals that correspond to the three phases of womanhood. It symbolizes maidenhood, motherhood, and the crone; and represents the waxing, full and waning moons.