Vegvisir Almost Completed...

Vegvisir Almost Completed...
I'll have pictures of the finished wood version of The Vegvisir soon. All I can say is, I can't wait to put this one on my own shelf. Later, I'll be doing limited editions with bronze inlays for the Vegvisir itself, the runes, and perhaps the knotwork. I'm ecstatic. (Ill have a shot of the lid as well.)      
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Enter The Vegvisir... Almost.

Enter The Vegvisir... Almost.
Just finishing up the last few details on this one, I'm deciding on a series of Futhark (runes for you flatlanders without beards) to add to the corner recesses. No New-Age hoaky bullshit, the real deal. In case you didnt know: (More pictures below)     Vegvisir:   The Vegvisir is of pure Northern Germanic, Old Norse origin to be precise, it has no equivalents in any other symbol, it is unique, mysterious and its exact age as a symbol has been lost due to Christian defilement and suppression, defiant Asatro folk bear this symbol increasingly. Thus it is necessary to establish its accurate definition and an understanding of its wider metaphorical uses, purely in direct accordance with its attested historical function. The Vegvisir is recorded only as an ancient Icelandic magical stave, its original meaning was attested to by folk traditions which informed the compiling of the Huld Manuscript...
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Coming Soon: "Njordwood Alchemy™"

Coming Soon: "Njordwood Alchemy™"
It's funny where some of my inspiration comes from, and even more so where I "work things out" in that place I use my "mind's toolshop". See, I have a glorious view of the river and ridge edge here, its reminiscent of a outlet you might see in Norway, Scotland, or Ireland... From the bathroom.   For decades now, I've made my way doing things I love yet one elusive corner always has been presentation. I've done jewelry, leather, accessories, furniture, name it- yet it's always been the presentation that I can't ever seem to be completely satisfied with. Given the recent couple of years and my bringing my bronzework to life I found myself set upon by that old beast. I have vision that can (and has) made the Gods cry and sometimes the material world just can't divert enough to encapsulate and manifest this magic.   I've been...
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