Vegvisir Rune Viking Shield Ring – Sterling Silver. This Sterling Silver Viking Ring is from our Premium Old Gods Jewelry Line.
A vegvísir (Icelandic for sign post or wayfinder) is an Icelandic magical stave intended to help the bearer find their way through rough weather. The symbol is attested in the Huld Manuscript, collected in Iceland by Geir Vigfusson in 1880 (but consisting of material of earlier origin).
Vegvísir is derived from two Icelandic words, vegur and vísir. Vegur means way, road, or path, and vísir means path or guide. Vegur is derived from the Old Norse vegr, Proto-Germanic *wegaz, or the Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Vísir is derived from the Old Norse vísa meaning to show, point out or indicate, or the Proto-Germanic wīsōną or wisaz, meaning to visit.
The band of this ring also features oak leaves and acorns — in Norse mythology, symbols of good fortune, protection, and Thor.
- Metal Stamp: 925 (sterling silver)
- Gender: Unisex
Forged Hunting Wolf Viking Knotwork Ring. This Premium Ring is from our Handcrafted Viking Forge Line.
Wolves were seen as both being negative and positive to the Norse people. On one hand, they can represent chaos and destruction (e.g. Fenrir, Skoll, and Hati), while on the other hand, they can also represent bravery, loyalty, protection, and wisdom.
Vegvisir, the Viking Compass, is first recorded in the Huld Manuscript, compiled by Geir Vigfusson in the 19th century. It depicts the Vegvisir symbol, which means “that which shows the way”, combining “vegur” which means way, with “visir”, which means pointer.
- Metal Stamp: 316L (stainless steel)
- Gender: Unisex
- Line: Viking Forge