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Viking Vegvisir Compass Ancient Stainless Steel Pendant Necklace
This pendant features the Viking compass, Vegvisir. The pendant is round and measures 1 1/2 inches tall (includes bail) and 1 3/8 inches wide. The surface of the pendant boasts a ancient patina lending it an authentic ancient Viking feel.
Pendant height 1 3/4" Pendant width 1 1/4" Necklace length is 23 1/2" All pendant necklaces come with a stainless steel chain.
The Vegvisir, "That Which Shows the Way", pronounced "VEGG-vee-seer" is a symbol found in the Huld Manuscript, Icelandic collection of spells during the nineteenth century. It is said "If this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known."
It is not known if the Vikings used or wore this symbol during the Viking Age but it has gained popularity among Viking fans in recent days.This symbol is often worn for protection and is greatly respected by the Norse community.