Wesley van Eeden

Wesley van Eeden

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By far one of the coolest tattoos we’ve come across. #InkedMagazine #viking #tattoo

Vikings are some of the coolest figures in history and led to some of the most influential impacts on pop culture today. Norse mythology inspired the creation of the superhero Thor and his villainous brother, Loki, and the Viking culture.

Ulfberht Sword - An old legend has it that a Nordic smith named Ulfberht developed the first purest steel blade. This crucial development achieved near-mythical status among warriors, making this one of the most important swords in the study of medieval weapons. The Ulfberht sword was a quantum leap in both technology and design. Not only was the material better, but the design of the sword was a definite improvement.

Ulfberht Sword- viking sword made with forged steel. High carbon blade made this a very strong and durable weapon. See UTube or Netflix for 1 hour doc on how a modern day blacksmith recreated the sword using ancient techniques- way cool.