Urnes Style Painted Wooden Box

  • £185.00

This one of a kind product was created by Sigurboði Grétarsson exclusively for Northern Fire!

The box is painted in the Urnes style which is one of the most elegant found within Viking art. Inspired by the graceful curves found on the doors of the Urnes Stave church, you will often find animals hiding within the knots.


Material & Make

The use of fire to manipulate natural materials is one of the most ancient forms of artistry. Pyrography has been discovered on artefacts globally such as bone, wood, leather, and even stone.

Each piece is uniquely one of a kind, having been hand worked by the artisan to compliment the dimension of the design and respect the natural grain of the wood.

The design is carved into the wooden box using a pyrography pen and finished with acrylic paint.


About The Artist

Sigurboði Grétarsson is an Icelandic musician and skald who has worked with the likes of Danheim, Heldom & Rúnfell. He is also an artist who works on a variety of projects, most recently including hand carving horns. You can see more of his artwork on Northern Fire here and read more about his art and music on our blog


Size & Dimensions

27 x 14.5 x 8cm (11 x 6 x 3 inches)