Kamis, 06 September 2012

 The wolf, a very popular design in nordic iconography, it always fascinated mankind in all cultures, no matter if it´s Sköll and Hati, chasing sun and moon or Geri and Freki as Odhinn´s followers as the god of war and wrath. The Ulfhednir as "wolfskinned" Warriors proove as well the high respect and fear, people had and have for the wolf.

 A mix of nordic and arabesque patterns.......

The Bamberg eagle finished as part of a whole sleeve. Also the eagle was very important to the ancients, in mythology an eagle sits on top of the world tree, making the weather, a falcon sitting between his eyes.
Also the roman legions had the eagle as their emblem.

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