Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Request a custom order and have something made just for you.
The beads of the necklace are mainly tourmaline, but also freshwater pearls, fluorite, glassbeads, rock crystal and a piece of rose quartz. The etched text of the patinated copper focal plate is JOY BLESSING.

Length 41,5 cm, the plate with beaded charms 3,6 x 6 cm.


The runic inscription on the focal plate was originally written on two bow brooches found in Hungary and dated to 6th century. The original inscriptions were Godahi(l)d (w)unja (Godahild, joy), and Arsiboda segun (Arsiboda, blessing). The inscriptions were probably meant to bring joy and blessing to their owners, the named women. I left here the names out and etched only "JOY, BLESSING". The brooches were made by the Germanic people, Lombards who lived in Hungary at this time. Later they invaded Lombardy, Italy. The word "blessing" may sound like Christian, but it might originally be pagan as well.

[28]

JOY and BLESSING runic necklace

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: copper, tourmaline, glass, rock crystal, rose quartz, brass, fluorite, fresh water pearls
  • Ships worldwide from Finland
  • Feedback: 157 reviews
  • Favorited by: 6 people