A Pewter Helm of Awe, also known as the Helm of Terror, or Aegishjàlmr. This pewter pendant is a replica of the Helm of Awe symbol and hangs on an adjustable leather thong.
The Helm of Awe is one of the most powerful protective Viking symbols used not only for the purpose of protection from disease, but even to encourage all people who might suffer from depression or anxiety.
In Norse myths it is said that the Helm of Awe symbol was worn between the eyes to cause fear in your enemies, and to protect against the abuse of power.
Diameter – 35mm Cord - Leather Thong.
Supplied in a gift box.
A Viking symbol, believed that if this symbol was worn between one's eyebrows, and the user recite "Ægishjalm eg ber milli bruna mjer," "Ægishjalm I carry between my brows". Victory in battle or conflict was assured. It is also believed that the "helm of awe" worn upon the head, could confer invisibility upon the wearer. **Please note, that by purchasing and wearing this pendant, we, the sellers, are not assuring you any victory in battle, or invisibility!**
The Helm of Awe, or Helm of Fear is mentioned in the VIking Poetic Edda. The Ballad of Fáfnir. Taken by Sigurd from the dragon Fafnir's hoard after he slayed him.
Ægishjalm bar ek of alda sonum, meðan ek of menjum lák; einn rammari hugðumk öllum vera, fannk-a ek svá marga mögu.
The venerable alloy of pewter is made of 92% tin, with copper and antimony to harden it and enhance casting. All of our St Justin Pewter products are LEAD FREE.
As with all St Justin products, this item comes with a lifetime guarantee. If there is a fault in the workmanship, we will repair or replace it free of charge. Simple.