This is an iron version of Ragnar's emblem, the raven, a strong symbol of his relationship to Odin.The raven also appears on the flag of his Viking craft. In Norse legend a pair of ravens, Huginn (thought) and Muninn (memory are a pair of ravens that fly all over the world and take information to Odin.
12th-century carving from a wood panel in a church in Setesdal, Norway, depicts a scene from the Norse legend of Sigurd (Siegfried). Here, the dwarf Regin and his helper are shown forging a sword on an anvil.
Grid ("peace") was the friendly Norse Frost Giantess who warned Thor of Geirrod's treachery. Thor was going to the home of Geirrod, unarmed, since Loki had persuaded Thor to leave the Mjollnir at home. Grid gave Thor her magic staff (Grídarvöl), as well as her own pair of iron gloves (Járngreipr) and her girdle of might (Megingjord). Thor used Grid's gifts to defeat and kill Geirrod and her evil daughters. Grid was the mother of Vidar by Odin.☽0☾