A silver charm in the form of Thor's hammer, Mjollnir, crafted in Uppland, Sweden, during the 10th century. The hammer was named after the thunderbolt with which Thor defended the gods from their enemies, and the ornamentation incorporates a pair of staring eyes. 10th century
Drinking horn. Can (but doesent have to) be used for libations in blot and in Symbel
Key(s). Important as a symbol (as well as ...well,key) for the female authority of the homestead and lands (when the man was away authority did NOT pass to some brother or eldest son but to the wife. Women where often buried with their keys as an object of authority, power and status).Modern Thor Altar
Anglo / Saxon Fyrn Sidy Altar
Mjollnir By Casper Art
Weapons. Free men (the karls) we expected to bear arms (there where no military or police to turn to). It should be said that an axe or a knife constituded a weapon then as now. Men where buried with weapons.
Freya with cats (Modern)
Silver hoard, Gotland,Sweden Iron Age
Hammer and Oath Ring. The ring is held during the swearing of oaths.
The Norse people where always a boating people (notice that i´m not saying longship, you dont need them for fishing) Gudvangen, Norway (by scott photos)
Horses has always been important for Germanic peoples.