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not a four leaf clover

Updated on July 15, 2011

Shamrock Images

This is a Shamrock not a Four Leaf Clover
This is a Shamrock not a Four Leaf Clover
Can you find a four leaf clover in this shamrock patch?
Can you find a four leaf clover in this shamrock patch?


four leaf clover.. not a shamrock
four leaf clover.. not a shamrock
three leaf clover .. a shamrock
three leaf clover .. a shamrock

Not A Four Leaf Clover...

Shamrock is not a four leaf clover

The four leaf clover, commonly mistaken to the be shamrock, is a much rarer clover occurring in nature. It has been estimated that there are approximately 10,000 three-leaf clovers for every four-leaf clover. Though they are both considered good luck symbols, a four leaf clover and a shamrock are not the same thing. 4-leaf clover is very rare. It is powerful and particularly magical. According to legend of western cultures, each of the four leaf clovers represent one theme. The first leaf is for hope, the second is for faith, the third is for love, and the fourth is for luck. A Shamrock or three leaf clover is very common, and can be found just about everywhere.

In Ireland clover has long been considered lucky. The three leaf clover or shamrock is mainly an Irish Christian symbol of the Holy Trinity. It is commonly believed that St. Patrick use the three leaf clover to teach the Irish people about Christianity. Each leaf stands for – The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit. If the fourth leaf is found. It is considered to bring God’s Grace

Many myths are associated with four leaf clovers. It is lucky to find a four-leaf clover. When Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden, legend has it that Eve was holding a four leaf clover. It is also believed that the person who finds this lucky four leaf clover will meet their future lover on that same day. If the clover is given to another person immediately after finding it, the finder's luck will double.

Four leaf clover has become one of the most well known lucky charm and good luck symbol around the world and across many very different cultures.

How to find a four leaf clover

Hunting a four leaf clover

JLo - Lucky Like a Four Leaf Clover

Finding a four leaf clover

The Shamrock "O' BAMA" !?

McDonald's Shamrock

Crochet Shamrock A - Clover

Crochet Shamrock B - Clover

Crochet Shamrock C - Clover

Have You Ever Found A Four Leaf Clover? Share with Us ..

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    • Leptirela profile image


      7 years ago from I don't know half the time

      amazing :)

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      8 years ago

      up to 9 4LC now, I found 6 four leaf clover today. Number 5 was not lucky for my old blind dog. looked down and found my 5th and 6st, while plucking my good fortune my dog wondered on top of a retaining wall. I ran torward her as she stepped off the wall falling 3 feet to the pavement. She is OK

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      8 years ago

      I found 2, 4 leaf clover today and 1 last week. I've looked from time to time for years but never found any before this past week. I've prayed for family reunion and asked to find a four leaf clover for a sign of hope. It's either answer to prayer or it's cause my old blind dog walks so slow all I have to do is count clover leaves on our long walks, by long I don't mean distance.

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      Cute Rings 

      8 years ago

      This is fun and informative.

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      four leaf clover 

      8 years ago

      4 leaf... good luck is all it matters

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      good luck charm 

      8 years ago

      3 leaf or 4 leaf... good luck is all it matters

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      8 years ago

      great info


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