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Is it Santa? Is it Odin? The Alternative Giftbringer


Hey guys,

with less than two months till Christmas, today we want to talk a bit about the Viking god Odin, which some of you will recognise from our T-Shirts, and how he might actually be related to the modern Santa Claus!

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Odin and the Runes T-Shirt - The Story behind the Design

Categories: Asgard, Runes, T-Shirts

Today we want to tell you a bit more about the story behind our newest T-shirt, Odin and the Runes:

In Norse mythology, it is told that Yggdrasil, the world-tree that holds all known nine worlds, grows out of the Well of Urd, often referred to as the Well of Destiny. In this well live three norns (Urðr, Verðandi, and Skuld), who carve the destiny of all people into the base of the tree. These carvings are the first account of the use of runes.

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