Drakkar Viking Amulet, Dragon Pendant - moose antlers hand-carved jewellery.
The dragons mentioned in the Norse sagas are creatures that had special power and strength.
The moose, deer antlers and wood were the most affordable raw materials used to carve and design ornate pieces. A common feature among Viking jewelry were animal designs taken from nature and Norse mythology. Bone jewellery was common among Viking men and women.
Size: 8 cm/ 3.15 inches
Material *: moose antlers. No animal has been injured, as moose drop their antlers from late March to mid-April. Due to their strength and durability since ancient times, the moose antlers were used in the manufacture of weapons and jewelry.
Creation time is 3-4 days from the date of purchase. As each amulet is hand-carved, some small details and sizes can slightly differ from the images in the photo.
Dragonships DRAGON = DRAKE (ON dreki – m.pl. drekar) Dragonships were large longships that had carved heads of dragons and other magical beings mounted on their stem. They were ships for chieftains and kings. The ship’s dragonhead was a visual message about the owner’s status.
* Recommendations for wear and storage: Avoid protracted heat (saunas, baths, direct sunlight), as well as contact with water and household chemicals.