The word "trefoil" comes from the Latin trifolium which means 'three-leaved plant'. The French varient is trèfle, Italian trifoglio, German Dreiblatt & Dreiblattbogen. This classic graphic form is often seen in architectural,Christian and celtic symbolism.
Trefoil Brooch - hand made and coloured. Dimensions: 7cm. Makes a simple but elegant gift.
Ceramic Artist Alex Brown Specialising in Viking and Roman Sculpture