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.
FIGURES OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY: VALKYRIES The Valkyries are beautiful young women, mounted upon winged horses and armed with helmets and spears. They scout battlefields, selecting the bravest of slain warriors and escorting them to Valhalla. In this immense, majestic hall, ruled by Odin, these warriors (the Einherjar) fight, feast, and prepare for the oncoming battle of Ragnarok. The Valkyries are also Odin's messengers.