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Bags & Pouches

  • Leather Bags and Pouches
  • Leather Bags and Pouches

11th century ship weathervane (Heggen, Norway).

  • Leather Bags and Pouches
  • Leather Bags and Pouches
  • Leather Bags and Pouches
  • Leather Bags and Pouches

Interwoven dragons visible on a 7th century bronze pin uncovered in the Trebel river, Nehringen. Similar items have been found in Gotland and Finland.

  • Leather Bags and Pouches
  • Leather Bags and Pouches

My new pouch lid. The Jelling-style wolf is a slightly modified version of an original design by Alban Depper of www.northan.net fame - simply the best Viking jeweller on the net in terms of craftsmanship and service. Image used by kind permission.

Banners and Pennants

  • Leather Banners and Pennants
  • Banners and Pennants
  • Banners and Pennants
  • Banners and Pennants
  • Banners and Pennants
  • Banners and Pennants

Inspired by two bird brooches from the Uppåkra finds (Scania, Sweden).

Belts and Strap Ends

  • Books and Folder Covers
  • Leather Books and Folder Covers
  • Books and Folder Covers

A carved strap-end for a Polish Knight. The design was taken from his armorial.

Books and Folder Covers

  • Books and Folder Covers
  • Leather Books and Folder Covers
  • Books and Folder Covers
  • Leather Books and Folder Covers

Inspired by a modern Danish picture stone. Internal cuts unbevelled at customer’s request. Runic text relates to Þórr and utilises my personal fuþark.

  • Hand made leather Books and Folder Covers
  • Leather Books and Folder Covers
  • Hand made Books and Folder Covers
  • Books and Folder Covers

Serpent from a silver bowl (Gotland, Sweden). Lion from a silver bowl (Uppsala, Sweden).

Business Card Displays

  • Leather Business Card Displays
  • Leather Business Card Display
  • Leather Displays
  • Leather Business Card Displays

Copied from my personal boar helm crest.

Dane Axe Covers

  • Dane Axe Covers
  • Dane Axe Covers
  • Dane Axe Covers
  • Dane Axe Covers

11th century arm ring terminals (Gotland, Sweden), featuring a mystery braid closure.

Hand Axe Covers

  • Hand Axe Covers
  • Hand Axe Covers
  • Hand Axe Covers
  • Hand Axe Covers

Swastika, often attributed to the Cult of Þórr.

Horn Harnesses

  • Horn Harnesses
  • Horn Harnesses
  • Horn Harnesses

On the upper collar there is a ‘Gripping Beast’ motif and a death-rune. The lower collar repeats the four hammer swastika featured on a bucket ornament among the Oseberg finds.

  • Horn Harnesses
  • Horn Harnesses
  • Horn Harnesses
  • Horn Harnesses
  • Horn Harnesses

This horn harness is decorated with standard motifs associated with the Cult of Óðinn – a ‘Deathknot’, drinking horn triskele, interlaced serpents and the ‘ALU’ runic word formula.

Lids

  • Lids
  • Lids
  • Lids
  • Lids

Pattern copied from Migration Age Alemannic brooches.

Masks

  • Leather Masks
  • Leather Masks
  • Leather Masks
  • Leather Masks

Óðinn masks inspired by Oseberg and Valsgärde finds. Loki mask my own design incorporating the Icelandic Þórshamarr galdrastafr.

Quivers

  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers

My first quiver!

  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers
  • Quivers

Scabbards and Sheaths

  • Scabbards and Sheaths
  • Scabbards and Sheaths
  • Scabbards and Sheaths

My client requested the inclusion of boars in the design for her sax sheath... I wanted to go one better!

  • Scabbards and Sheaths
  • Scabbards and Sheaths
  • Scabbards and Sheaths

Hrafnblár! Continuing the bestial motif, I reinvented a wool-lined sheath for an early Paul Binns ceremonial sax. Hardware courtesy of Russell Scott’s Viking Experience.

Spear Head Covers

  • Spear Head Covers
  • Spear Head Covers
  • Spear Head Covers
  • Spear Head Covers

My design and choice of rúnar.

Tool Cases

  • Tool Cases
  • Leather Tool Cases
  • leather Tool Cases
  • Tool Cases

Images from Gotland, Sweden and Jelling, Denmark. The devouring wolf was copied from a medieval manuscript illustration (provenance unknown).

Vambraces

  • Tool Cases
  • Leather Tool Cases

These interwoven serpents were inspired by a runic rock carving (Sollentuna, Sweden).

The runic inscription is a passage from Snorri Sturluson’s Heimskringla, Ynglinga saga Chapter 6. where he describes Óðinn’s berserkir!!!

  • Leather Vambraces
  • Leather Vambraces
  • Leather Vambraces

My interpretation of one of the less familiar Valsgärde helmet plate images.

  • Leather Cuffs
  • Leather Cuffs
  • Leather Cuffs

A shield maiden based on the many silver ‘Valkyrja’ pendants.

  • Leather Cuffs
  • Leather Cuffs
  • Leather Cuffs

Another request for the ever popular Gotland Serpent design.