The county of Stafford in England is the birthplace of many intriguing designs none more so than the knot, which appears on the county’s coat of arms. This Staffordshire knot has 3 spaces within; space to hang 3 men at once, as the legend goes. By devising such a knot, the 3 men were granted their freedom & the knot has become a symbol of unity, and the triumph over danger & oppression through cooperation & valor.

Staffordshire Knot