- Material: 100% Sterling silver
- Finish: Polished
- 1 inch diameter
- Item number: wh395
The Vikings were renowned warriors, fearless and awe-inspiring. Medieval accounts tell of a powerful symbol – the Aeishjalmr - that was marked on their foreheads before going into battle. The word 'Aegishjalmr' is rooted in Norse mythology and is made up of 'Aegis' or Shield, and 'Hjalmr' or Helm, which in this case means a position of control (as in the helm of a ship).
The Helm of Awe was said to possess magic that would empower the warriors and make them invincible. An epic poem of that age relates how:
“The Helm of Awe
I wore before the sons of men
In defense of my treasure;
Amongst all, I alone was strong,
I thought to myself,
For I found no power a match for my own."
The symbol itself - and this necklace - is a perfect graphic representation of that: Eight pitchfork-like tridents with all 24 points facing outward creating an impenetrable defensive barrier to defend the inner central circle.
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