The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series.  Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented here in the following order : fire, earth, metal, water, wood and air. The symbols are accompanied by stanzas of the Hávamál or Völuspá, written in runes.   You can find the stanzas in English and the names of the symbols on each individual post here http://avaluk.tumblr.com/tagged/pagan

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented…

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These bind runes are based on the Elder Futhark Norse runic alphabet. Bind runes are runes put together to serve a purpose. (Typically, they are burned into a piece of wood.

Marina Jakovleva

I really like wolves, but I'm not sure if I'd want to sacrifice the image in favor of a space-saving tune for "wolf".

Troll Cross - Viking Symbol for Protection

Day Amulet - Troll Crosses (trollkors) are based on Scandinavian folklore. The amulet is worn as protection against trolls and other evil magics. They are worn today to protect against negative energy and evil luck.

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