The meanings of the Carolingian cross:
• eternity
• balance
• unity
• temperance

Other Names:
Triquetra Cross

Of Interest:
This cross is made of 4 triquetras, or 4 Celtic unity knots.

(See triquetra meaning here.)

The cross is named after the Carolingian Dynasty of France. Charlemagne was its most renowned ruler. (Year: 800)

The cross is a combination of the Christian and the Celtic symbolism at the time it was created. The celtic knot, or the pagan symbol of the triquetra, was used in ancient times. It was adopted by the Christian church in medieval Europe, and formed into a Christian cross. The cross is said to represent the eternity of god.