Úlfhéðinn | Enamel Pin
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A design inspired by the Torslunda plates, which were found in Sweden and date to the 6th-8th centuries CE.
These plates were utilised to create the panels of decorative metal pieces that adorned helmets such as those found in the Sutton Hoo burial and other Migration and Vendel Period kingly graves.
Many of these plates depict dancing horned warriors, bears, and battle scenes. This particular warrior, in wolf's garb, is likely related to the Úlfhéðinn. These warriors have been linked to the warrior cult of Odin throughout the literature and within archaeological depictions such as these.
This enamel pin was designed by Sean Parry of Sacred Knot Tattoo to depict the wolf warrior with his spear and sword.
Material & Make
Our pins are crafted in solid metal with enamel detailing and a sturdy pin for security of closure and longevity.
About The Artist
Sean Parry is the founder and main artist at Sacred Knot Tattoo. Having grown up in North Wales on a mountain peninsula called the Great Orme, his love of celtic and Norse culture, history and art fuels his tattooing and painting. He specialises in celtic and norse neo-traditional dotwork, aiming to capture the magic of knotwork and spirals that the ancient inhabitants of the North where also so fond of.
See more of the art Sean has created for Northern Fire here.
Size & Dimensions
Rough diameter of 5cm (2 inches)