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Viking Axe Ancient Norse Dragon Stainless Steel Pendant Necklace
This ancient Viking pendant necklace features a Norse Dragon motif on the face of the axe. This pendant is reversible and features the same image on both sides.
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.
An axe was the most common weapon of choice in the Viking Age and all free men and some women carried an axe at all times to protect their homes, farms, and communities. Axes were typically made of iron and quite plain but some were decorated with copper, silver, and/or gold.
The most famous Viking ax is "Hel", named after the Norse goddess of death (Loki's daughter). This axe belonged to King Magnus of Norway and Denmark who inherited the weapon from his father, Olav Haraldsson of Norway and is also the axe is featured in Norway's coat of arms.