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Solfarid (the Sun Voyager) in Reykjavik, Iceland. – Thinking critically
Solfarid (the Sun Voyager) is a modern sculpture in Reykjavik Iceland. Although a modern addition to the art pieces in the city, it has engraved i...
Reconstructed Tablet Woven Bands found in the North - from the Iron Age
These are reconstructions of Tablet Woven Bands found in Nordic Iron Age graves. They are on display in the Silbeborg Museum in Silkeborg in Denmar...
The Icelandic Wolf Mjölnir pendant / cross
Symbolism in Iceland was and still is of huge importance. When the country was settled, it was established that it was guarded by four landvættir (land spirits). Their purpose is to protect the area where they live and bless it with prosperity. The area can range in size from a small rock to a mountain range. In Iceland, each land quarter has a very powerful spirit to protect the land. The four landvættir are the dragon (Dreki) who protects the east, the eagle (Gammur) which guards the north, the bull (Griðungur) shelters the west, and the giant (Bergrisi) shielding the south.
Beads (sörvistölur) from the Viking Age in Iceland
I was recently asked by a beadmaker friend if I could gather some information about Viking age bead finds in Iceland. The below is what I found: Be...

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