Trove of Valhalla Dragonhead Boat – for Safety on Journeys, a Collection of Authentic Viking Pendant Necklaces Finished in Lead-Free Pewter

£14.02

The longboat figurehead was an important magical charm believed to frighten off supernatural predators just as defensive shields would protect them from human foes.
Voyages could be dangerous and the Vikings sought the guardianship of the dragon symbol for protection and good fortune when away from the home harbour.
Charm measures 2.3cm x 4.1cm

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A collection of historic Viking pendants based on archaeological finds: we too can be part of the miracle of the Viking age. These amulets, inspired by authentic Viking art and legend pay tribute the Viking spirit: they are today’s Trove of Valhalla. All pendants are made from nickel and lead-free pewter. Each pendant comes with a matching stainless steel chain. The meaning of each piece is provided with the item.
The longboat figurehead was an important magical charm believed to frighten off supernatural predators just as defensive shields would protect them from human foes.
Voyages could be dangerous and the Vikings sought the guardianship of the dragon symbol for protection and good fortune when away from the home harbour.
Charm measures 2.3cm x 4.1cm