Thors Hammer Face Nordic Vikings Pin Pinback Badge Tie TackPN# 10070
Pewter Thor's Hammer supplied on a pin with clasp. In this stylized portrait, Thor's face appears at the top with a pointed chin and warrior helmet. Below is a stylized hammer with linear simplified patterns.
The Vikings (from Old Norse vikingr) were seafaring people from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. In texts such as Icelandic sagas, the phrase "to go on a viking" implies participation in a raiding activity or piracy.
The Viking Age in European history was from the late 8th to the mid-11th centuries. During this period the Vikings left Scandinavia and raided, traded, explored, and settled in wide areas of Europe including Britain and Ireland.
The key success of the Vikings was down to their extraordinary shipbuilding skills. Their wooden longships could navigate rough seas or shallow rivers and could be landed on beaches.
- Pewter pin for your tie, jacket, shirt or hat.
- Made from pewter with a push pin clasp. Measures 1 1/4 inch L x 1 inch W.
- Comes on a color description card. The information on the reverse of the card explains who the Vikings were and why they were successful.
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