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Norse Compass (Vegvísir) Necklace

$ 19.99

A vegvísir is an Icelandic magical stave intended to help the bearer find their way through rough weather. The symbol is attested in the Huld Manuscript  collected in Iceland by Geir Vigfusson in 1880.

A leaf of the manuscript provides an image of the vegvísir, gives its name, and, in prose, declares that "if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known".

Material: zinc alloy; nickel and lead free. 

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