The complete Icelandic staves symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented here in the following order : fire, earth, metal, water, wood and air. The symbols are accompanied by stanzas of the Hávamál or Völuspá, written in runes.
Gungnir, Odi's spear. The Valknut, the symbol for creation, preservation, and destruction. Hugin, and Munin, Odin's Ravens... Surrounded by the runes, which Odin received by sacrificing himself to himself. Great Design!
The Valknut Runic Symbol. The Valknut was a runic symbol found in many of the Norse rune carved standing stones throughout Scandinavia. A Valknut is a warriors symbol, it shows total dedication to Odin All-father and dedicates all those slain by the bearer as a sacrifice to Odin so the all father may fill Valhalla with warriors before the Ragnarok.