The goddess Freya is depicted with her falcon wings. The feathers grow from her arms, held forward to protect yet reveal her nude feminine form. Freya embodies the sensuality of the lover and mistress, whereas Frigg (card number 14) represents the good wife and mother. Decorating Freyas neck and breast is a gold necklace, an emblem of the stars and the fecundity of the earth. Freya hovers in flight in a sky of soft clouds in which a swallow flies high in the foreground.
Freyja Fjadrhamr the Feather-Robed The Scandanavian great Goddess flies across vast distances when she puts on her shamanic robe. She often takes the form of a falcon, sow or mare, or rides a goat, or in a chariot drawn by cats, or travels the lands in a ship. Another of Freyja's treasures is a brilliant necklace made of the sun's tears, the Brisingamen