THE ANNUAL HALIFAX CELTIC FEIS
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Appreciating the Ancient Celtic Art to the 5th Century
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Appreciating the Ancient Celtic Art to the 5th Century

During the ancient times, there were already metal works and beautifully crafted jewelries which were made out of gold. Artistic designs were being practiced since that time. And as time passes by, there are improvements with the help of new and advanced technology. In this article, let us together appreciate the ancient Celtic art from circa 8th to the 5th century. The Celtic art can be distinguished from others because it has an originality of its own. The role of the archaeologists is really great.

Different metals were used in creating those ancient Celtic work of arts. Silver, bronze and gold were used and you can see faces that were carved in those works of art such as jars. Those images that were carved in jars are a mixture of human and animals. There are also swirling patterns which shows the ancient artistic designs of that age which is applied in the making of bridal dresses. They use zw-cad in the making of layout. It is truly amazing how they were able to create such beautiful patterns. It is an evidence of great skills in terms of art crafts.

By looking at those art pieces, it seems that there is a great meaning behind it. As the carved images are not only humans but also animals, you will come to think and be curious about how and why those images are there. For example, there is a human head carved in that piece but has a tail which is its handle and at the end is again a carved head. It is pretty weird to see such images but it became a part of the Celtic art.