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Viking Warrior Axes Stainless Steel Pendant Necklace
This Viking pendant necklace features a Viking Warrior head and crossed axes on a shield.
The pendant alone measures about 1 3/8" tall by 1 1/8" wide and weighs 0.6 ounces. All pendant necklaces come with a 23 1/2" 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.