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- Order number: 12412
Solid bearded ax silver pendant with a large incorporated eyelet. The pendants are provided with Celtic and Viking ornamentation in the knot motif. The filigree workmanship brings a beautiful patina (black patina on silver) with it .
The Danaxt is seen next to the round shield as the epitome of Viking warfare. With its long shaft it is possible to reach behind the opponent's shield and tear it down if necessary. The ax blade, which was usually elongated, also had an effect behind the the shields edge. It has a characteristic, narrow neckline and a broad hitting edge.
The symbolism of the ax itself embodies force, effectiveness and also determination. Anyone who has once enjoyed the joys of splitting wood can certainly understand the power thats meant here.
Variant article number: 12412 Dan ax with triskele and Celtic knot, size HxW: 35x33mm, eyelet size 8x6mm
The Celtic knot is already an expression of the complexity of existence in a shamanic "non-written" early culture .It is infinite and at the same time symbolizes complexity and simplicity .
The representation of the Triskell, also Triskele, is one of the early magic symbols, which is composed of three individual bays. Based on the observation that three individual parts merge into a common larger whole .
Variant article number: 12413 richly decorated Viking Danaxe, size HxW: 37x29mm eyelet size 9x6mm
Openwork Viking Dan ax blade with complex knot ornamentation.
Variant article number: 12414 Viking battle ax, bearded ax head decorated with Nidhøggr Size HxW: 38x35mm, eyelet size 9x7.5mm
Nidhøggr or Nidhogg is derived from the Old Norse Níðhǫggr "the hateful beater" . In nordic mythology it is a snake-like dragon that lives on the world tree Yggdrassil and torments the dead.
|38mm, 37mm, 35mm
|33mm, 29mm, 35mm
|8x6mm, 9x6mm, 9x7,5mm
|Axe, Celtic knot, Triqueta, Vikings