Celtic Pentagram Alter Cloth incorporates the power of the pentagram but also Celtic design for the border. This is a perfect altar cloth for protective magick.
>>> 18" x 18" square
>>> 100% Cotton Printed
The pentagram is one of the oldest markings known to humankind, apparently discovered by astronomical research in the Tigris-Euphrates region of the Middle East as far back as 6000 B.C.E. Its a five sided, transparent star, often within a circle, The pentagram is a symbol touched with mystery, intrigue, and meaning. It has been the symbol of various religions and nations, from Christianity and Islam to Morocco and Ethiopia to ancient Jerusalem. In modern times, the pentagram has been used by Wiccans The five points of the pentagram usually have five different meanings; for example, for the Wiccans, the five points represent earth, sky, fire, water, and Spirit, with Spirit occupying the top and most important point. Back in 4000 B.C.E. the Sumerians saw the pentagram representing either the four corners of the earth and "the vault of heaven," or the five visible planets of the night sky: Jupiter, Mercury, Mars, Saturn, and Venus, with Venus a representative of the Queen of Heaven. Pentagrams are often used in magick, usually to invoke or banish elemental energies when casting a circle. Not to be confused with a pentacle, which is simply a pentagram with a circle around it.