Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a type of late medieval bind-rune that was a magic sigil to prevent the bearer from getting "lost in the storm". The Vegvisir is often erroneously identified as a Viking-age rune.

Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a…

Odin and intelaces

At a distance you can make out shapes that imply the face of Odin- with a single eye. And up close, you can appreciate the Norse-style knots in all the shapes.

He who lives without DISCIPLINE dies without HONOR ... Viking rule of life.

He who lives without discipline, dies without Honor~ attributed to Odin, famous Norse quote

Vikings Examples of almost the same motif and composition in different knotwork styles. I made one 2 years ago and I thought it was time to draw an updated version.

Cool ink....

"Vegvisir" tattooed by : Noel Montejo Place: Dubai United Arab Emirates. 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"

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