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Friday Finds 03

A bit late due to illness but here is April’s Friday Finds. Today I’m introducing Master Arks on Etsy. They are based in Canada and have a beautiful collection of handcrafted jewellery and cloak clasps.


Norse Gods & Your Week: Thursday

Wondering why we call it Thursday?

I’ve got two and a half words for you:


Unlike Loki’s Day, which is a bit of a stretch from a scholarly perspective, Thor’s Day really is a thing. 111 more words


Ancient Vikings in Today's Politics.

I had recently read an excellent summary on the latest piqued interests about Viking settlements in North America (AKA Turtle Island) by Alyxander Folmer, “ 1,108 more words

Rua's Rambles

Mimir and Volsi: what were those herbs? 

There are two stories in Norse myth where part of a dead body is transformed by being rubbed with herbs. One of these is the mystical, cosmological story of Mimir’s head, which Odin revived by smearing with herbs and chanting over it. 1,290 more words


Custom work: Ullr Devotional Necklace

In 2015 my longtime (since 2007) friend Lynn set up a layaway plan with me to do a custom necklace for Ullr; said layaway plan was completed in 2016.   93 more words

Pagan Jewelry

Norse Odin v. Marvel Odin

Thor, Odin, Loki – everyone knows the Marvel Universe didn’t come up with these guys. The gods of Asgard, and the Nine Realms, came from… 541 more words


Freyja Invocations

My witches and I have been experimenting with casting a triangle rather than a circle for rites and rituals. Below is an original triangle invocation I wrote calling on the three aspects of Freyja- Lady of the Vanir, Chooser of the Slain, and Mistress of Seidr- for a Freyja possession rite we conducted last week. 296 more words