Material: Solid sterling silver (lost wax technique cast), leather cord, glass beads (handmade)
Size: 20 mm by 12 mm by 7 mm // 0.79 inches by 0.47 inches by 0.28 inches
This solid sterling silver replica of a Thor’s hammer (Mjölnir) is based directly on an original 10th century Viking Age archaeological find in Ödeshög, Sweden. You can see the two “eyes” of the god, Thor, depicted at the top of the hammer. At the base there are interlocking knotwork symbols.
This pendant comes with a leather cord and two traditionally made glass beads inspired by Norwegian Iron Age findings.
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This was created in affiliation with Viking Kristall.
More background on Mjölnir (Thor’s Hammer):
In Norse mythology, Mjölnir is the hammer of the god Thor. Silver and bronze pendants of the hammer are some of the most commonly found jewelry artifacts of the Viking age.
Thor resonated (and was quite popular) with common people, so Mjölnir was a symbol many Norse people could connect with and utilize as a form of identity and allegiance. The word itself directly translates to “crusher” or something similar.
Mjölnir itself possessed powerful magical properties, imbued during its creation. According to Snorri’s Prose Edda, when thrown by Thor, it never missed its target, and it always came back to him. It can also be shrunken small so it can be worn in a pocket of Thor’s, or perhaps as an amulet by the god.
The hammer’s defining characteristic is its unintentionally short handle/shaft, a result of Loki terrorizing the blacksmithing dwarves Eitri and Brokkr while they forged it.
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