About Viking Necklaces
Necklaces are one of the most common forms of jewelry across all cultures and were extremely popular in the Viking world. In this collection, you will find all our Viking necklaces and pendants. In most cases, necklaces and pendants are sold separately.
Choose from silver, stainless steel, and leather necklaces to wear your most meaningful Viking pendant.
Our viking pendants come in bronze, silver, gold, or stainless steel and represent a range of symbols from the Viking world. Some are copies of genuine historical pieces and archaeological finds, while others are original modern designs inspired by Viking style, Scandinavian art, and Norse mythology.
Even if the Vikings didn’t wear a pendant with their name on it, they had a strong identity who was transmitted with symbols.
Viking Pendant Symbols
You will find a variety of different Viking symbols among our pendant pieces. Choose the symbol that is most meaningful to you.
Viking Pendant with Mjolnir – Thor’s hammer is the viking pendant symbol most used in the Viking age. Hundreds of genuine examples survive. The hammer symbolized protection, as Thor protects Midgard with his hammer. It was also an aspirational symbol since Thor is the ideal warrior. As the Viking world started to convert to Christianity, it became a symbol of continued allegiance to the old gods.
Viking Pendant with Yggdrasil – This is the world tree that sits in the center of the Viking universe and represents the Norse cosmos. It connects all the worlds and also maintains order within the universe. The tree is a reflection of the nature-based ideology that underpinned Viking life. This viking pendant is very popular in our modern days.
Viking Pendant with Axe – The axe is the symbol that we most closely associate with Viking warriors. But they did not just carry them into battle, a Viking always has an axe on his belt to deal with any problem. This kind viking pendant represents the mixture of warrior and thinker that is needed to be a true Viking.
Viking Pendant with Sword – The sword was a prestige weapon in the Viking world, as only the most successful warrior and raiders could afford them. They were broken and buried with their owner to discourage grave robbers. This kind viking pendant carry the prestige of vikings.
Viking Pendant with Spear – The most common weapon carried by Viking warriors is the spear. Odin himself carried the spear Gungnir. This kind viking pendant represents victory.
Viking Pendant with Jormungandr – The Midgard Serpent that lives in the waters surrounding Midgard represents the thing that men and gods fear most. The gods so feared the potential power of the serpent that they threw him into these waters. There he grew to an enormous size and can encircle the world and hold his own tail in his mouth. He will only emerge from the waters at Ragnarok when he is destined to fight to the death with Thor. This is a fate that cannot be avoided. This kind viking pendant represents the circle of life.
Viking Pendant with Vegvisir – The Norse Compass is a genuine magical symbol from the Icelandic grimoires. If you use this viking pendant, you will never lose your way, even if you don’t know where you are going.
Viking Pendant with Aegishjalmur – The Helm of Awe is a magical symbol that is used to invoke strength and courage in battle. The symbol of this viking pendant will allow you to overcome your enemies.
Viking Pendant with Bear – The bear is the symbol of the berserker warriors. They commune with the spirit of the bear before battle to take on its strength and ferociousness. They were greatly feared and could not be hurt while in a berserker state. To modern warriors, wearing this viking pendant represents the ability to find inner strength and transform.
Viking Pendant with Ravens – Ravens are the familiars of Odin, the god of war and wisdom. He has two ravens, Huginn (thought) and Muninn (memory), that act as his eyes and ears in the world. Seeing ravens circling a battlefield was a good omen as it meant that Odin was present to choose brave fallen warriors for Valhalla. This kind viking pendant carry the thought and memory of Odin.
Viking Pendant with Valknut – The symbol of Valhalla, the afterlife all Viking warriors aspire to reach. Valhalla is Odin’s hall in Asgard, and there the dead warriors feast until they are called on to right again alongside the gods at Ragnarok. This viking pendant represents the courage required to reach Valhalla.
Viking Pendant with Horned Triskelion – Symbol of bards and writers, this viking pendant triskelion represents the magical Mead of Poetry.
Viking Pendant with Triquetra – Symbol of Seidr magic and nature-based witchcraft. This is a celtic pendant.
Viking Pendant with Runic Circle – The Vikings believed that their runic alphabet could be used not just to describe the world, but also shape it when used correctly as a magical tool. The Norns, Norse fates, write the destiny of men with the runes. Odin learned the secrets of the runes by hanging himself from Yggdrasil for nine days and nights pierced by his own spear. He shared that secret with mankind.