Udforsk disse idéer og meget mere!

Viking Gold and Rock Crystal Pendant, 9th-11th Century AD

Viking Gold and Rock Crystal Pendant, 9th-11th Century AD

Viking Gold and Quartz Magic Pendant, 8th-11th Century AD  This pendant is one of series of quartz amulets that have been discovered from the Viking world, with an important group being found on the island of Visby, Sweden. The exact purpose of these amulets is not known but they have been found in female graves and it has been suggested that they served a magical function for use by seers, known as Völur or fjölkunnig, meaning “plenty of knowing”.

Viking Gold and Quartz Magic Pendant, 8th-11th Century AD This pendant is one of series of quartz amulets that have been discovered from the Viking world, with an important group being found on the island of Visby, Sweden. The exact purpose of these amulets is not known but they have been found in female graves and it has been suggested that they served a magical function for use by seers, known as Völur or fjölkunnig, meaning “plenty of knowing”.

Viking Gilt Elf-Shot Pendant 9th-12th century AD. A silver-gilt ribbed sleeve and loop with inset lentoid-section banded stone blade. Across Europe it was a commonly held belief in folklore that flint arrowheads were ascribed to the elves and fairies. It was believed that the fairies made the arrowheads and shot them at humans and livestock causing inexplicable diseases and illness.

Viking Gilt Elf-Shot Pendant 9th-12th century AD. A silver-gilt ribbed sleeve and loop with inset lentoid-section banded stone blade. Across Europe it was a commonly held belief in folklore that flint arrowheads were ascribed to the elves and fairies. It was believed that the fairies made the arrowheads and shot them at humans and livestock causing inexplicable diseases and illness.

byzearringwithpearls

Some Byzantine jewelry from the 6th-7th century

byzearringwithpearls

Viking gold ring with world serpent design, interior engraved runic inscription for Odin. Maker unknown, Scandinavian 9th - 10th Century.

Viking gold ring with world serpent design, interior engraved runic inscription for Odin. Maker unknown, Scandinavian 9th - 10th Century.

Viking Elfshot Amuletic Pendant

Viking Elfshot Amuletic Pendant

Gold fish pendant, Egyptian Middle Kingdom, ca.2030–1650 BC | Photo: National Museums Scotland

Gold fish pendant, Egyptian Middle Kingdom, ca.2030–1650 BC | Photo: National Museums Scotland

Warminster Jewel, An Anglo-Saxon jewel found in a field near Cley Hill, Warminster in 1997. This object is believed to be an aestel (manuscript pointer). Alfred, King of Wessex (871- 899 AD), sent aestels to all dioceses in his kingdom to accompany his translation of Pope Gregory’s Pastoral Care.

Warminster Jewel, An Anglo-Saxon jewel found in a field near Cley Hill, Warminster in 1997. This object is believed to be an aestel (manuscript pointer). Alfred, King of Wessex (871- 899 AD), sent aestels to all dioceses in his kingdom to accompany his translation of Pope Gregory’s Pastoral Care.

Heathrow Collection (UK). Cristal taillé à la main cerclé d'un anneau de métal, âge du bronze, Afghanistan | Hand-cut rock crystal ball encircled by a metal ring, Bronze Age, Afghanistan

Heathrow Collection (UK). Cristal taillé à la main cerclé d'un anneau de métal, âge du bronze, Afghanistan | Hand-cut rock crystal ball encircled by a metal ring, Bronze Age, Afghanistan

Univers Mininga

Univers Mininga

Pinterest
Søg