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The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark...

The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark runes.

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented here in the following order : fire, earth, metal, water, wood and air. The symbols are accompanied by stanzas of the Hávamál or Völuspá, written in runes. You can find the stanzas in English and the names of the symbols on each individual post here http://avaluk.tumblr.com/tagged/pagan

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented…

Vegvisir, the old viking compass for guidance. Surrounding runes: "not all who wander are lost." Inguz in the middle: "where there is a will there is a way." The 2 ravens Huginn and Muginn for wisdom. Yggdrasil: "the tree of life." Stands for Balance. Supported by 2 runes of time: Jerah and Dagaz, both for decision making. Meaning of this tattoo to me: every step i take toward balance is with a certain thought and memory, strengthened by Valknut and guided by Vegvisir and Inguz.

Vegvisir for guidance Ungiz for perseverance surrounding runes: "not all who wander are lost." Valknut for strength. Huginn and muginn for wisdom. Yggdrasil for balance. Jerah and dagaz for decision making.