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Viking jewelry depicting various nordic dragons symbolizes inner power and overwhelming energy.
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| Ægishjálmur - Pendant |
According to old belief the Ægishjálmur helps to successfully complete all upcoming tasks.
| Celtic Cross with Runes - Pendant |
This Celtic cross with runes was worn to achieve knowledge and special abilities.
| Circle with Nordic Knot - Pendant |
The combination of opposing energies is symbolized by this Circle with Nordic Knot.
| Cobweb Fairy - Pendant |
The supernatural fairy-land can be experienced with the support of the cobweb fairy.
| Cross of Skane - Pendant |
This historical cross coming from the Nordic region Skane symbolizes harmony and love.
| Dragonboat - Pendant |
On every journey this pendant displaying a Nordic dragonboat will grant shelter.
| Dragons of Wyrd - Pendant |
Two dragons are rising from the Mists of Wyrd symbolizing universal mystic energies.
| Earth Dragon - Pendant |
The earth dragon guarding the material world assures prosperity and wealth in life.
| Eye of the Ice Dragon - Pendant |
The Viking eye of the ice dragon symbolizes inner strength, harmony and stability.
| Fairy of Thor - Pendant |
The Nordic fairy of Thor bestows exceptional strength and capacity to her wearer.
| Freya - Pendant |
This pendant brings everlasting love and displays the Nordic goddess of beauty Freya.
| Gripping Beast - Pendant |
Inner renewal and vitality are granted by this pendant displaying a gripping beast.
| Hammer of the Æsirs - Pendant |
The powerful hammer of Thor was used by the mighty Æsirs for self-defense.
| Jewelled Trefot - Pendant |
According to Nordic belief, abilities and chances are developed by this jewelled trefot.
| Jewels of the Moon - Pendant |
Visionary talents are enhanced by this Nordic pattern showing jewels of the moon.
| Moon - Pendant, Pewter |
This knot pattern displays the moon and attracts fortunate changes and inspiring dreams.
| Moon Valknot - Pendant |
Your may realize your various dreams by wearing this valknot symbolizing the moon.
| Níðhöggr Dragon - Pendant |
Níðhöggr, the Dragon of Immortality, grants the ability to endure all problems.
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We were always fascinated by pieces of jewelry designed according to historical artwork and magical and other old motifs are a main area of our jewelry collection until today. Nowadays we all are surrounded by designs and motifs from all over the world which we usually choose according to visual aspects without considering the original meaning and symbolism of the various depictions. For sure the beauty of the different designs and materials is a good reason for selecting them but the affinity to a special piece of jewelry or art craft can be enhanced if one knows its deeper meaning and its origin. For this reason we always placed value on the accurate representation and information explaining the various pieces of jewelry in our collection.
Since the beginning of mankind jewelry served several different purposes. Already before the invention of money it was for example used as a kind of currency, as a status symbol or as a valuable asset that even could be passed on to future generations. Many pieces of jewelry also had a functional purpose like it is the case with fastenings for clothes, safety pins and belt buckles. However, at a more spiritual level the jewelry also had a symbolic meaning, showed the affiliation to and the status in a social group, and was worn for the protection from evil or simply to show one's own taste.
On account of these many different purposes the meaning of single pieces of jewelry can be very different and depends on the belief and the point of view of the respective manufacturer. In some cultures, e.g., bracelets were used as wedding jewelry, like the wedding rings of today, in other societies necklaces served the same purpose. The symbolic meaning of a piece of jewelry often cannot only be found in the piece itself, but also in its decorations or the used materials. In some cultures it is usual to give pieces of jewelry as a gift at certain important times in life which should emphasize the symbolic meaning of these events with the help of their decorations. These pieces were then often worn as amulets or talismans and were believed to protect and support its wearer during this new situation in life.
Not only the used symbols and decorations differ strongly between the cultures - a huge number of different materials were also used in the course of time. In the beginnings especially shells and pearls of wood and bone were used, because these natural materials were readily available and could easily be processed. Later the precious metals silver and gold became more and more important and also the use of precious stones increased. Nowadays all possible materials are used to underline the meaning of a piece of jewelry even further thereby creating pendants and other jewelry that could not be designed using traditional materials.
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- Website: Our short desription is "Online Shop for Minerals"
- Page: Dragon boats and various ships are very popular nordic motifs for Viking jewelry.
We always try hard to add new jewelry designs to our range of products that are skillfully made and have a special meaning, because we want to offer our customers pieces of jewelry which are something special due to their symbolism and their beauty. Furthermore we try to take into consideration all cultures and epochs, so that everybody can find his quite unique piece of jewelry at our shop.