Know your Vegvisirs. I was drawing these, wondered why the different versions around the place. Nobody can figure out what Björks tattoo actually is, a Galdrabók one roughly done most likely #bjork #vegvisir #tattoo

Know your Vegvisirs. I was drawing these, wondered why the different versions around the place. Nobody can figure out what Björks tattoo actually is, a Galdrabók one roughly done most likely vegvisir symbol

Nordic Sax, a type of single blade knife, with beautiful carving details. (Viking Blog elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

A dagger for me, Nordic Sax, a type of single blade knife, with beautiful carving details.

There's something so incredibly gorgeous about Norse mythology and Celtic culture. -->Yggdrasil. Norse tree of Life.

Norse tree of Life. I love the beauty of Norse mythology and Celtic art. I don't know a ton about Norse mythology but it is something I will remedy in the coming year!

Scandinavian Viking Compass Vegvisir Tattoo....this is what I was going to get next...love the bird with it!

Scandinavian Viking Compass Vegvisir Tattoo "if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known"

Gorgeous craftmanship --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(Viking Blog (copy/paste) elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

Swords were the least common Viking weapon. Axes and spears were extremely cheap to produce and were general tools used in Viking society anyways.

Vegvisir. Norse protection symbol. Icelandic word literally means 'guidepost' or 'direction sign'. Wearer will never get lost, whatever path he chooses. Also called as Runic Compass or 'See the way'.

"Vegvisir" tattooed by : Noel Montejo Place: Dubai United. Love this concept of the vegvisir as an actual compass, I definitely want the vegvisir but this is a really awesome idea

Galdrastafir to aid us in letting go of our needs and expectations and to trust the Gods, the Ancestors and our higher self to actively guide us to fulfill our every potential..

Galdrastafir to aid us in letting go of our needs and expectations and to trust the Gods, the Ancestors and our higher self to actively guide us to fulfill our every potential - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium on Etsy

Helm of awe and vegvisir runes / symbols. Right leg is the Helm of awe for protection. Left leg is Vegvisir for guidance through the storm, otherwise known as the Viking compass.

Helm of awe and vegvisir runes / symbols. Right leg is the Helm of awe for protection. Left leg is Vegvisir for guidance through the storm, otherwise known as the Viking compass. Want these on my forearms.

The armor of Skadi.  This was one tough client from Newcastle that went through a good deal of dots, lines and pain to get what she wanted, which was nothing less the permanent armor.  It has been a long time since we put so much magic into one piece, and we are thankfull for the chance   Done by Uffe Be Wolfe, and Peter Walrus Madsen

Incredible Nordic and Viking Age inspired tattoos by Meatshop in Copenhagen, Denmark

Odin's Raven's (Thought and Memory) - another potential design

Reminds me of Huginn Muninn even though the Celts sooo weren't Scandinavian lol - "celtic Ravens Tattoos Design"

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