5. Viking Fairy Necklace – Brinhyld
Celtic Fairy Necklace – Brinhyld.
The pendant is a decent size, and flat not 3D and the image is made of acrylic so it does not remove. Its super pretty! It is accompanied by a chain.
2 in stock
FUN TRIVIA: Brinhild means “ready for battle”, referring to a Shield maiden or Valkyrie who have has supernatural qualities. This fairy God/dess is a queen of outstanding strength and beauty may be won only by a man capable of matching her athletic prowess. You must use courtly virtues of moderation and have refinement of taste and behaviour. Because of these strengths she is referred to a a witch but witches wwas a name given to healers by Christian religion to opress women and those of pre-Christian faith. Here we wear her as a sign of strength. This fairy energy is a helping spirits and seers who stare into a flame to see the outcomes of battles. On her dark side, she is what others would call an Angel of death, and seen in red butterflies.
The Celts, with whom the Norse and other Germanic peoples engaged in fruitful cultural exchanges for numerous centuries, had similar beings of their own, such as the war goddesses Badb and the Morrígan.
There is a mythology story that bears the mark of a different origin—the heroic literature of the Teutonic peoples who occupied the area we now call Germany, at the time of their great migrations. The poem’s basic subject matter also goes back to that period, for it is probable that the story of the destruction of the Burgundians was originally inspired by the overthrow of the Burgundian kingdom at Worms by the Huns in 437 CE, and the story of Brunhild and Siegfried may have been inspired by events in the history of the Merovingian dynasty of the Franks about 600 CE.
Old English engel & Anglo-French angele; both from Late Latin angelus, from Greek angelos, the word for Angel, literally means ‘messenger’. Thus can come in many forms.
|Dimensions||2.5 × 2.5 × .24 cm|