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Vegvisir Pendant in Solid Bronze

This bronze pendant is a replica of the Vegvisir symbol and hangs on an adjustable leather thong.

A vegvísir (wayfinder) is an Icelandic magical stave intended to help the bearer find their way through rough weather. The symbol is attested in the Huld Manuscript, collected in Iceland by Geir Vigfusson in 1880.

A leaf of the manuscript provides an image of the vegvísir, gives its name, and, in prose, declares that "if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known".

Diameter: 27mm (1.1 inch).

Thickness: 2mm.

Weight: 10g (0.3oz).