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Yggdrasil World Tree Drinking Flask

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Yggdrasil World Tree Drinking Flask

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Handcrafted using premium hand picked European leather.

These unique Viking themed flasks have been handcrafted and designed in house, every piece is hand cut, tooled, dyed, sealed and hand sewn.

All of our historical art has been crafted specifically for, and is owned by Lykosleather.

The flask holds 12 oz of your favorite drink.

Yggdrasil – The World Tree:

In Norse Mythology, the world tree is the center and connector of the cosmos. It is an ash tree whose branches and roots interact with the realms.

Features and events regarding Yggdrasil are discussed in Gylfaginning and Skáldskaparmál (of the Prose Edda), and in Grímnismál and Völuspá (of the Poetic Edda).

It is in this tree that Odin, in Hávamál, claims he sacrificed “himself to himself,” hanging for nine days and nights until he finds the runes. Some believe the name Yggdrasil itself translates linguistically to “Odin’s horse” because of this story.

Yggdrasil’s roots drink from the realms of Hel (place of the dead), Jǫtunheimr (land of the giants), and Ásgarðr (home of the gods).

Near Ásgarðr, it is nourished by the well of Urðr, who is one of the fate-weaving norns that determines the partial destiny of all.

Some of Yggdrasil’s inhabitants include the infamous dragon Níðhöggr, who gnaws at the roots near Hel, and a hawk/eagle Veðrfölnir, who resides at the top of the branches. A mischievous squirrel, Ratatöskr, runs up and down the tree delivering slanderous words to provoke a fight between them.

There are also four red-deer stags that eat the leaves and chew the branches of Yggdrasil. They are named Dáinn, Dvalinn, Duneyrr, Duraþrór. Some claim that these represent the four seasons, or simply the wind.

At the sound of Gjallarhorn, Yggdrasil will burn and fall as the events of Ragnarök begin.

If you have any questions please feel free to message me.

Lykos

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    Taly

    Wonderful craftsmanship! Can't wait for the recipient to get it and use it!

    May 7, 2023

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