The vikings - more than wild sea people
Because of the sea travel, raids, plundering, suppression and conquest the vikings came to their wealth, power and cultural blossom. Feared these North men were because of their aggressive feistiness, violent taking of land and experienced sea travel. Their ships made people feel fear all over the world.
- total length circa 9 cm
- 27x29 mm
- movable chain of connection
- including black jewellery box
- material: pure tin without lead - a alloy according to DIN 17810 (96 % tin, 2 % copper and 2 % antimony)
Dragon's head in daily life of vikings and other cultures
Until today the dragon?s head as a illustrative ornament is strongly connected with the time of the vikings. With dragon's heads churches, weapons, rune's stones, fibulas and ships were adorned. Made with filigree work the dragon's head until today is considered as a unique characteristic of the vikings. Furthermore as mythical creatures they appear in myths, legends, fairytales and traditions in many cultures.
Key fob with filigree dragon's head
Our key fob dragon's head is made carefully out of pure tin with addition of lead, connected with a movable chain ad equipped with a stable key ring. With its design it reminds mainly of the vikings' time without neglecting the use in other cultures.
Dragons: symbol of chaos
In the Middle Eastern and Western cultures the dragon in considered as symbol of chaos, that has to be overcome and beaten. The function of the dragon killer, who overcame the dragon as god or hero, was created. There are illustrative images of dragons and their killer in many cultures and epochs. With our key fob they remind of overcoming chaos with positive luck, fairness, fertility and life.
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