Hand printed cards with Aegishjelmur / Helm of Awe and Elder Rune row design.
Set of 2 cards Printed together including an envelope for each card.
These cards are great for Birthdays and other celebrations , perfect to go along with gifts, to send in the mail to a loved one, you could also frame them and use as decorations and much much more.
Printed on A7 250 gsm Kraft paper that is stronger than regular paper. This paper is also more environmentally friendly due to the fact that nearly all the chemicals used in the process are recovered and reused, it is a self-sustaining method. The main byproducts which are not recycled are turpentine and tall oil, which are used for other manufacturing purposes.
Ægishjálmur / Helm of Awe-
Literally meaning “Helm of Awe” or “Helm of Terror,” this striking symbol dates back to the Middle Ages and likely to the Viking Age as well, although this cannot be proven.
It famously appears in an Icelandic manuscript known as Galdrabók that details the use of magic. As the name of the symbol suggests, it is affiliated with inducing or inciting awe and terror in those that see it.
Ægishjálmur is mentioned in the Völsunga saga as well, when our hero Sigurd defeats the dragon Fafnir and takes the helm from him. Whether this is the symbol or an actual helmet (perhaps bearing the symbol) we may never know.
Regardless, those with a warrior spirit or a need for protection may benefit from keeping this symbol nearby.
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