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Thor's Hammer Viking Necklace with Connemara Marble

The Hammer of Thor is also known as Mjolnir. Thor, the god of thunder and lightning was one of the most famous and best loved of all the Norse gods. His hammer was a powerful and fearsome weapon, capable of levelling mountains with a single strike.

Mjolnir (Thor’s hammer) also plays a role in Norse practises such as being used to bless births and marraiges. Viking jewelry was worn by both men and women alike. The purpose of the jewelry was not just for decoration but also to display their spiritual beliefs and social status.

18″ sterling silver chain included and will be presented in a hinged gift box.

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Description

A Viking Thor’s Hammer has been worn as jewelry and continues to be a very popular piece of Viking Symbolism.

The first recorded Vikings came to Ireland in 795 AD. Islands off the north and west coasts were plundered. Later on, Viking fleets appeared on the major river systems. Monasteries were one of the main targets of Viking raiders because they were likely to contain valuable loot.

Several Viking bases, including Dublin, Waterford, Limerick, Cork and Wexford grew into Ireland’s first towns during the 10th century. A revolutionary development that helped transform Irish society. But Ireland remained overwhelmingly rural, based on a mixed farming economy.

By the end of the 10th century the Vikings in Ireland had adopted Christianity, and with the fusion of cultures it is often difficult to distinguish between Viking and Irish artefacts at this time. Traditionally seen as raiders and invaders, Vikings also helped transform Ireland economically, culturally and politically.

Viking jewelry was worn by both men and women alike. The purpose of the jewelry was not just for decoration but also to display their spiritual beliefs and social status.

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Additional information

Material

Connemara Marble

Metal

Sterling Silver

Size

1.75" L x 1.4"W 11.7 grams silver, 18" Chain

Stamp

Irish Assay Office

Style

Presented in a hinged gift box

Additional information

Material

Connemara Marble

Metal

Sterling Silver

Size

1.75" L x 1.4"W 11.7 grams silver, 18" Chain

Stamp

Irish Assay Office

Style

Presented in a hinged gift box

certificate

Certificate of Authenticity

Each marble product purchase includes a Certificate of Authenticity to prove it was made with genuine Connemara Marble.

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