Dyes Viking Age Dyes Viking Age Dyes: An Overview The Root of the Madder Dyes in Early Northern Europe Textiles and Production Textile Production Tools Semiotics of the Cloth Method for Making Mini Tapestries Clothing Women's Head Coverings Taking Up the Glove Colored Clothes Hurstwic Clothing of the Viking Era Dressed for … Continue reading Textiles & Clothing
Don’t all mothers love their children? Deposited infants as animate objects in the Scandinavian Iron Age
Herbalism has been important throughout all cultures of the world and history. The knowledge of use of plants as medicine both has been blessing and curse to the people who share their knowledge. Many were revered for it, and many were killed for it (being accused of witchery, sorcery, devil worship). Völva were known herbalists. … Continue reading Herbalism and Medicine
1. Galdrastafir are Icelandic and appear from around 1400 through to 1800 (late middle-age to early modern period). Most are from the 17th century, and there are hundreds of them. 2. They borrow concepts from pagan times, from Vikings, from Norse / Nordic gods, myths and folklore, and from runic characters, but they also reflect … Continue reading What is Galdrastafir?
This is probably going to make some people mad, but I'd rather you understand the truth. While yes, runes have power, also due to the fact we give what we want power. Original viking runes, Elder Futhark, along with Younger Futhark, are not actually in any real way associated as having a magical meaning to … Continue reading Original Runes, ARE NOT MAGICAL