Einmánuður: The Old Norse Word for January

The Old Norse language is the language of the Vikings and was spoken in Scandinavia from the 8th to the 14th centuries. While the language is no longer spoken, many of its words have survived and are still in use today. One such word is Einmánuður, which translates to "one month" in English and refers to the month of January in the modern calendar. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of Einmánuður in Norse culture and its relevance today.

Exploring Gói: The Norse Month of Thaw

Gói was an important month in the Norse calendar, marking the end of winter and the beginning of the thaw. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of Gói in Norse mythology and culture, as well as how it was celebrated by the Vikings.

10 Outrageous but True Viking Facts
Vikings have long captured the imagination of people around the world, with their fierce reputation as warriors and explorers. But beyond the popular image of horned helmets and raiding parties, there are many surprising and little-known facts about these fascinating historical figures.
How to Keep Your Jewelry Clean: A Guide to Sterling Silver, Stainless Steel, and Other Metals
Jewelry is not only a fashion statement but also a valuable possession that requires proper care to maintain its shine and beauty. Sterling silver, stainless steel, and other metals are popular choices for jewelry due to their durability, affordability, and versatility.
Norse Vikings Gender Equality and the Division of Labor
The Norse Vikings, who lived in the Scandinavian region during the Viking Age (793-1066 AD), are often portrayed as a society dominated by men who went on raids, fought battles, and conducted trade. However, recent research has shown that the Vikings had a more complex social structure.....
The Vikings' Metal Discoveries: Unlocking the Secrets of the Past
The Viking Age, which spanned from the late eighth to the mid-11th century, was a time of great exploration and innovation for the Norse people. Among the many remarkable achievements of this period was the Vikings' discovery of various metals...
The Vikings in the Cold: Surviving and Adapting in a Harsh Environment
The Vikings were a seafaring people from Scandinavia who lived during the medieval period, from the 8th to the 11th century. They were known for their fierce warriors, exploration, and trade, but also for their ability to survive in harsh environments. 
The Beauty and Importance of Sterling Silver
Sterling silver has been used for centuries to create exquisite pieces of jewelry, flatware, and home decor. With its brilliant shine and durability, sterling silver is a favorite among both designers and consumers. In this blog post, we will explore the uses and importance of sterling silver.
Goi: The Daughter of Thorri in Icelandic Mythology
In Icelandic mythology, Goi is the daughter of Thorri, the god of winter and frost. Despite her lesser-known status, Goi has a fascinating story that reveals much about Icelandic culture and beliefs.
Fimbulvetr: The Harsh Winter that Precedes the End of the World
In Norse mythology, Fimbulvetr is the term used to describe a three-year-long winter that precedes Ragnarok, the end of the world.
Clean your Jewelry
Jewelry is a timeless and elegant accessory that can add a touch of sophistication to any outfit. However, over time, jewelry can become dull and tarnished, losing its shine and beauty. Proper cleaning and care are essential to keep your jewelry looking its best. In this blog post, we will share some tips and tricks for cleaning your jewelry effectively.
Thorri - The Icelandic Winter Month Full of Tradition and Delicacies
Thorri is the fourth month of winter in the Icelandic calendar, falling between January and February. It is believed to have been named after the legendary king of Finland, Thorri Snærsson.
Vikings and Their Use Of Rings
The Vikings were a seafaring people who lived in Scandinavia during the late 8th to mid-11th centuries. They are known for their prowess in sailing, raiding, and their distinctive Norse culture. 
Vikings had many a influence on modern times and there are important one that impact our daily lives. Some are more subtle like marks on brands or the the like. Others are more impactful like things that ended up in laws...
The Vikings were worthy adversaries in the before years and have done lots of sailing and pillaging...but what else have they contributed to history and society as a whole years later? Is there anything leftover from there days that can be used...
Who would win - Samurai VS. Viking
Discipline and practice goes head to head with in your face savagery of the most brutal kind. Many people wonder in this day and age which of the two in a collision of brute strength and flawless practice and perfection of the bushido code , which would come out on top?
Vikings are considered by many to be the true explores of their time. they lived such free spirited lives. They looked to meet with new peoples in new lands and make their own maps and markers leading to these places...
It certainly wasn't Columbus who got to America first anymore since we now have evidence of settlements in Canada. Although not considered part of America there tend to have been quite of few people who have "Discovered" the USA first...
Vikings were seen as the strong men of their time of history. this was during a time of gods an beasts as well as other fables and the savagery and strength of a Viking might have just clocked them in at the top. 
Questions like this get asked every so often to see if new information has been dug up to assist in one side becoming a decisive winner over the other but you may see the appeal in keeping it controversial when the conversation itself...
Viking Medicine
Viking medicine had assisted the Viking with getting the maximal effort from their clans and through a series of passed down recipes the figured out many things. They healed, healed trauma pass and even bring those back from what may have been a death sentence back then.