Thor's Hammer Amulet Pendant on Leather Thong by St Justin of Penzance
Thor's Hammer amulet pendant on leather thong.
A large pewter representation of Thor’s hammer on adjustable black leather thong.
This piece is based upon an archaological find from Bredsättra, Öland, Sweden.
Amulets are worn for protection.
In Viking Mythology Thor was the mightiest god, waging war against the giants whom he killed with his hammer. At the same time he was a god of the home, hallowing marriage and purifying funerals with his hammer.
The original hammer was found in Sweden and made in silver.