Celts believed dragons guarded the gate to both the heavens and the underworld. As guardians spirits who protect the earth and all living things. They are the most powerful of all the Celtic symbols.
Celtic Barrette Celtic Dragon
Each item begins as a piece of sheet metal, copper, bronze, brass or nickel. After a pattern is transferred to the metal, the piece is etched in a salt-water solution. Each piece is hand cut, sanded, and polished. A patina may be applied or it may be hand painted with dye oxide. A clear polymer coating is applied. The Barrette face adheres to a French clip.