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Three Leaf Clover or Shamrock
Symbol Type

Prison Tattoo

Also Known As

Three Leaf Clover with "AB" (Aryan Brotherhood)

Traditional Use/Origins

The three-leaf clover (or shamrock) symbolizes Irish heritage

Hate Group/Extremist Organization

Aryan Brotherhood

Extremist Meaning or Representation

Pride in Irish or Gaelic Roots, Aryan Pride

Background/History

The Aryan Brotherhood (AB) is a white supremacist prison gang. The letters "AB" or the number "666" (representing Satan) can often be found written on the leaves of the clover.

ADL Links to Related Information

Dangerous Convictions: Extremist Recruitment in America's Prisons

Other Aryan Brotherhood Tattoos

666: Satanic Number Symbol



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