(Not Just) Beard Bead with Walknut, silver

3-4 weeks
(catalogue number: BHJ495)

Silver BEARD BEAD RING with Viking symbol known as Walknut, the beardless Viking fans can wear tthe bead on leather cord or chain, or use it to make a unique necklace.

The Valknut (pronounced VAL-knoot) is one of the most widely-discussed yet enigmatic of all of the Norse mythological symbols. It appears on several runestones and pictorial memorial stones from the Viking Age on the Swedish island of Gotland, as well as on artefacts from the Oseberg burial mound in Norway. The enigma of this symbol is its real meaning. Valknut is a moder day name meaning knot of those fallen in battle and was introduced by Norwegians who lived long after the Viking Age.

  • Material sterling silver
  • Size 1.5 cm
  • Weight approx. 3.9 g
  • Inner diameter 8 mm