BRONZE ALGIZ ELHAZ YR RUNE VIKING AMULET RUNIC NORDIC PENDANT TALISMAN NECKLACE

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  • Sold Date: Nov 18, 2013
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BRONZE ALGIZ ELHAZ YR RUNE VIKING AMULET RUNIC NORDIC PENDANT TALISMAN NECKLACE

This is a real bronze hand-crafted antique finish rune pendant. Algiz rune is one of the most powerful runes of the Futhark. The Yr Rune, Algiz or Elhaz literally translates as elk. Its meanings include divinity, higher self, and the state of listening. The z-rune is the rune of the essential link or connection with the patterns of divine or archetypal consciousness, such as the Valkyrie. Algiz is the rune of the possible danger of realizing this link when unprepared. Algiz runic number is 15.

Runes are a Norse alphabet developed around 200 BCE, from characters used for magical purposes. According to Norse myth, the alphabet was discovered in a vision by the god Odin as he hung upside down and wounded for nine days on the World Tree Yggdrasil. There are three commonly known runic alphabets: the ‘elder’ and ‘younger’ Futhark (futhark being the transliteration of the first few letters of that alphabet), the Anglo-Saxon futhork, and the Danish ‘short twig’ or script alphabet.

The backside of the pendant features the Tree of Life which connects all forms of creation.

Pendant size is 1 9/10" inches (23mm) by 3/5" inches (16mm). The bronze pendant is ox finished for antique look and coupled with a leather tag. It can come off
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