Handcrafted Helm of Awe Amulet - Sterling Silver
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Genuine handcrafted 925 Sterling Silver Helm of Awe amulet, also known as the Viking Compass. This is a double sided pendant. Included with the amulet comes a comfortable black cord for ideal wear of this piece.
The Helm of Awe, also known as Aegishjalmur or Viking Compass, is a mysterious and powerful symbol in Norse mythology. Described in one of the poems in the Poetic Edda, this symbol was worn by the terrifying guardian dragon of cursed treasure known as Fafnir. In the poem, much of Fafnir’s strength and invincibility is attributed to this symbol worn between his brows, and many Norse warriors would follow in his stead wearing this symbol to grant them the dragon’s ferocity. In addition to the legend, each arm of the Helm of Awe resembles the Old Norse Z rune, which symbolized protection and victory in battle.
Product Size: 1.18" (3.0cm)
Material: 925 Sterling Silver
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