The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia
Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…
Höfn - Tunic dress
A dark grey viking tunic, hand crafted by the brand Sværia. It's made out of wool in a historically accurate pattern. I can completely make these to size. The way it works is the following: When you check out in your cart, you can add a message in the note box. Here you can leave your measurements so that I can make it to your size exact. I will need your bust, waist, arm length from tip of shoulder to wrist, and your length from shoulder to the floor. If you have any questions about…
Portable Leather Viking Game Board Hnefatafl Set / Groomsman | Etsy
This is a portable, 100% leather, laser engraved, Hnefatafl (commonly known as Tafl or Viking Chess) game board set. Hnefatafl is an ancient board game similar to checkers, with roots to the Nordic and Celtic region. This game board is adorned with various symbols from the Viking Era and tells a
Rune Set Elder Futhark. Viking runes. Wooden runes
Set Runes Elder Futhark for predictions of the future for the followers of the Norse tradition, paganism and Wicca. Runes are an ancient Germanic alphabet, used for writing, divination and magic. They were used throughout northern Europe, Scandinavia, the British Isles, and Iceland from about 100 B.C.E. to 1600 C.E. The Elder Futhark is thought to be the oldest version of the runic alphabet, and was used in the parts of Europe which were home to Germanic peoples, including Scandinavia. Other…
Leather Women's Armor “Shieldmaiden”
This is an elegant and functional women's leather armor. This kit is fully functional for light combat formats, leather is decorated with embossing and brass accents.
The Arabic observer Ibn Fadlan noted that men of the Rus bleached their beards to a saffron yellow. Some scholars therefore believe that it is likely that they bleached their hair as well. This bleaching was accomplished using a soft, strongly basic soap, where the excess lye in the mixture provided the bleaching action. Pliny the Elder noted this practice among the Germanic tribes, and states that men were more likely to bleach their hair than women.