Brooches were an everyday and everywhere type item of jewelry among the Scandinavian peoples during the Viking Age. These ornate and intricate pieces served not only as a fashion statement, but also played an important cultural and functional role in Viking society. But have you ever wondered why? In this post, we will explore the […]
Viking jewelry is famous for its bold, intricate designs, and gold was a metal of choice for many Viking warriors and traders. With its beauty and symbolism, gold jewelry has always been a popular item to wear, and it’s no different with Viking jewelry. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at seven […]
While Vikings have never been more popular, with hits like the VIking Series, the Thor movies,The Avengers, and many other depictions, not much is known about their diets and overall nutrition to most people. What role did nutrition play on the viking culture, known for its domineering stature and physique eat, and what impact did […]
One of the major complaints we get from our readers regarding our viking jewelry is the lack of affordable options. Granted, since our focus is on wedding and engagement rings, being affordable is somewhat of an impossible task. As a result, we’ve been working on creating a comprehensive guide of some of our favorite affordable […]
Frithiof’s saga is one of the most popular ones in Scandinavia. It is so popular that it inspired people not just to translate it into other languages, but poets and artists created works of art because of it.
Exploring the Viking warrior culture cannot be done only through the stories of their great kings and warriors. To entirely get the big picture, one needs to also have a look at the history of the berserkers, an extremely violent and wild sect of Norsemen.
Mainstream history is full of praises of great Viking warriors and the battles they fought. For most people, the word Viking means a ferocious warrior with horns on his battle helmet and a gigantic battle axe. At the same time, that same mainstream history speaks little to nothing for the evenly brave shield-maidens
Here we look at some of their greatest and bloodiest battles that helped shape Europe. The battles mentioned here are recorded by historians and scholars that lived during the Viking age. There are other stories of even greater battles, but they remain on the fringe of mythology and true history.