Crafty Celts Jewelry - Fibulas

Odin's Raven FibulaZoom
Odin's Raven Fibula

Norse Raven FibulaZoom
Norse Raven Fibula

Viking Raven FibulaZoom
Viking Raven Fibula

Raven Fibulas

Celtic, Norse, Viking or Odin's Raven Fibulas

The raven played a significant role in Norse culture. The raven appears frequently in artwork and metalwork. Ravens were commonly portrayed on banners flown by Scandinavian chieftains and kings during the Viking era, and the tradition continued into Norman culture, as portrayed in the Bayeux tapestry.

Odin's Ravens (top left)
From the medieval Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson:

"Two ravens sit on Odin's shoulders, and bring to his ears all that they hear and see. Their names are Huginn and Muninn. At dawn he sends them out to fly over the whole world, and they come back at breakfast time. Thus he gets information about many things, and hence he is called Rafnagud (raven-god). As is here said:

Huginn and Muninn
Fly every day
Over the great earth.
I fear for Hugin
That he may not return,
Yet more am I anxious for Munin."
These brooches are cast in bronze with stainless steel rivet accents on the wings and tail, and are set with carnelians in the eyes. They are very sturdy brooches with hammered bronze pins, and can hold most anything!
4.25 inches tall (108 mm)

The Norse Raven Fibula (left) was inspired by Norse and Anglo-Saxon depictions of ravens.
Purchase single or as a matched pair.
2" tall (52mm) by 3/4" wide (20mm)

Viking Raven Fibula (bottom left) This fibula pin was Inspired by an 8th century AD Scandinavian brooch. This brooch has a fine pin and lies very flat. It makes an excellent kilt pin.
3 inches tall (75mm)

Our Celtic Raven Fibula (below) was inspired by various celtic depictions of ravens. This brooch lies very flat, and makes an excellent pin for a kilt.
2.75" tall (70mm) by 1" wide (25mm). Available in bronze or sterling silver.

Celtic Raven FibulaZoom
Celtic Raven Fibula

Due to the hand-crafted nature of our items, orders may take 4-6 weeks to deliver. Please be patient. You are going to love it when it arrives!

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