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This pendant displays the sun wheel of Nordic belief ensuring prosperity and plenty.

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Sun Wheel

Pendant, small

The civilization of the Vikings reached its height in Northern Europe from 700 to 1000 A.D. where the rough Scandinavian homelands of the Vikings very often generated ferocious people, who wanted to discover and conquer the world. With their unique longboats and superior weapons the Vikings very quickly earned their fearless reputation for conquest and even today our weekdays are named after Nordic gods and goddesses.
Most of our knowledge about the Vikings comes from Icelandic poetry. These so-called Eddas were written by gifted and highly honored poets - the Skalds - and told mythic tales which contained words of advice, prophecies and detailed family trees. Many stories are about the mighty one-eyed god Odin, living in Asgard in his big Hall Vallhalla, where dead heroes received their rewards in form of endless feasts and banquets. Although courage and loyalty were the most respected character attributes of a Viking, our Nordic ancestors also worshiped humor and the romantic complications of a great love.
Viking artists and craftsmen worked with gold, copper, silver and brass and created a very special design were metal strands were intertwined and interweaved with animal-like figures. The males of the Vikings wore bangles and pendants and their wives - who had a high position in their society and could even get a divorce from their husbands, if they didn't satisfy them - favored brooches, pendants and decorative fibulas.
The Vikings buried vast amounts of jewelry and silver objects with their dead, because they believed that these things were very useful in the life after death in Valhalla. Because of the big amounts of archaeological findings in these treasure troves today we know a lot about the motifs of the Viking era, which have also inspired this pendant.
Sun Wheel, Pendant: Divider -

Sun Wheel: The Midgard Serpent Jörmungandr entwines the mystic sun wheel, one of the oldest and most sacred symbols of mankind. According to Nordic belief this pendant ensures prosperity and plenty: In the whole Nordic world sun wheels were illustrated in petroglyphs and displayed in the form of jewelry to symbolize the sun’s great importance for agriculture and its traditional connection with the precious metal gold.

This jewelry is also available in copper, silver and gold

Sun Wheel: Divider, Start - [171 x 10 px] Divider, End (Page: Sun Wheel) [171 x 10 px]
Size:  about 3.0 cm (1.18 in) in diameter
Height about 3 mm (0.12 in)
Pendant bail: about 3 mm (0.12 in) in diameter
Weight:  Weight of Jewelry: 6 g (0.01 lb)
Total Weight incl. Package: 20 g (0.04 lb)
Material:  Pewter
Delivery:  on 45 cm (18 in) sturdy link chain made of silver plated metal with bolt ring/lobster clasp or black cord
in a 10.0 x 7.0 cm (3.9 x 2.8 in) fancy package
Jewelry Line Up:  Trove of Valhalla
Order number: 
Our Price:
EUR 13.40
Availability:  ships in 1-3 working days

Sun Wheel (In Gold) -
In Gold

This jewelry can be manually coppered, silvered or gilded by our skilled gilder - this special service only costs the given surcharge. Please be aware that for this service an extra time of 3-5 working days is needed before shipping.
For the given surcharge we furthermore also offer this piece of jewelry in partial coppering, partial silvering or partial gilding: Please state in the corresponding text box which parts of the jewelry shall be ennobled by our gilder and which are to be left untreated - an extra time of 5-7 working days is needed for this service.


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Sun Wheel
Pendant, small Arrow, Mist (Page: Sun Wheel) [136 x 22 px]

This jewelry is part of the jewelry line up "Trove of Valhalla".

Sun Wheel: Show Line Up - [130 x 20 px]


Trove of Valhalla Arrow, Mist (Page: Sun Wheel) [136 x 22 px]

This jewelry belongs to the jewelry line up "Trove of Valhalla" - this line up can also be downloaded as a printable catalogue so that you can order by fax or mail:

Sun Wheel: Load Catalogue - [130 x 30 px]


About us Arrow, Mist (Page: Sun Wheel) [136 x 22 px]
A main focus of our jewelry collections are magic symbols which are made according to historical artwork. Although a lot of people (like us) appreciate the beauty of the different designs and used materials, only few think about the deeper symbolism of these pieces of jewelry. In our modern world we see so a many different beautiful and decorative items that we usually only enjoy their beauty without considering the deeper meaning or the origin of the used motives and without knowing for what reason these items were formerly used. In our online shop we want to give answers to these questions by offering accurate background knowledge and additional information about every piece 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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shows a unique combination of material and symbolism. This is the information about our website and this page if you want to point to it:
  • Website: Our short information is "Online Shop for Minerals"
  • Page: Prosperity and plenty are ensured by this pendant displaying a Viking sun wheel.
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.

Sun Wheel: More about us - [130 x 22 px]