Although the changes that Romanization were very important (and later Arabization, the Reconquista, etc.) imposed on the historic architecture in the Iberian Peninsula, the previous substrate, determined by the centuries in which the so-called 'indigenous peoples' (Celts Iberian and Tartessian) occupied the territory, can be detected in notable survivals.
Argentic patera with presentation of the head of a wolf, part of the Iberian Treasure of Tivissa (Tarragona) from 400 to 300 BC. It is called patera, to a shallow dish that was used in religious ceremonies and rites of antiquity.
Bronze Fibula 'mask type' Osthein (Lower Franconia). The face of divinity, identified by the presence of the motif of a mistletoe leaf is associated with a Griffin head. Fifth century B.C. University Museum of Jena (Germany).
Fibula annular pre-Roman, belonging to the first Treasure of Arrabalde found. Covered in gold over silver and bronze core probably. Exhibited at the Museum of Zamora. Reproduction made of gold-plated bronze.
The Celtic meaning for Holly refers to living life with dignity and honor, as well as inner growth. As the legends say, you can not cheat or lie, Holly is the archetype of sincerity besides being a good omen.
Another of the great art forms of Iberian people was the goldsmith. Although his style was influenced by Eastern culture, they developed their own style, which has left good material samples from the sites.
The Celtic amulets are forms waves very powerful which harmonize people and places, protecting and creating wealth. The forces that the spiral harmonize are Air, Earth and Water. Made of silver and silver-plated brass.