Othala: (O: ancestral property) property, land, inheritance, home, permanence, legacy, synthesis, sense of belonging, homeland of birth, spiritual heritage, experience and fundamental values, aid in spiritual and physical journeys, source of safety, increase and abundance.
Othala reversed or merkstave: lack of customary order, totalitarianism, slavery, poverty, homelessness, bad karma, prejudice, provincialism.
There are so many different types of costume and vintage jewelry, whether it be pins and brooches or necklaces and rings. You want to know Which settings are most durable? Which jewelry clasps are best for securing and easiest to manipulate. How long is a choker necklace? What type of metal? A good understanding of jewelry terms and jewelry components makes it so much easier to buy the “right” jewelry when you shop. Today, We will focus this article on purchasing sterling silver jewelry.
In today’s day and age, European Americans are taught that pride in our culture is wrong, we are taught to be ashamed… to act as sheep. This is not the way of our folk. Our culture is as much a part of us as our skin tone. If we don’t educate our children about our folkways, then who will?
Video on-screen text: 1. The days of the week are named after Viking gods: Odin = WednesdayThor = ThursdayTyr = TuesdayFrigg = Friday 2. Vikings never wore horned helmets Christians in Europe added the detail to make the Vikings appear more barbaric and pagan, like Satan 3. Many words today have Viking originsSome are: snort, lump, scrawny, and anger 4. Vikings had great hygieneGrooming tools are commonly found artifacts in excavations and were some of the most commonly used Viking tools 5. They did not call themselves "Vikings"Other nations referred to them as the Norse, Norsemen, or Danes. 6. Vikings were...
History Channel specials and Medieval Christian manuscripts depict Vikings as a singularly ravenous and violent lot, but historical evidence suggests that they were also a highly sophisticated society of artists and artisans. When they weren’t out discovering new continents or reciting complex skaldic verses, the Vikings excelled at woodwork and metalwork. They were great makers and lovers of art, including jewelry.