Tag: experimental archaeology - Asgard Blog

Recent Posts

Popular Posts

Categories

Asgard (11)
Viking (2)
Yule (2)
Runes (1)
Orkney (1)
Hoard (1)
Gunnar (1)
Silver (1)
Birka (1)
Loki (1)
Oleg (1)
Russia (1)
steed (1)
snake (1)
Islay (1)

Tags

asgard (16) Blog (14) vikings (7) Norse Mythology (7) christmas (6) vikingjewellery (5) viking jewelry (4) Craftsman (4) Viking (4) modern vikings (3) experimental archaeology (3) Odin (3) Loki (3) Norse Myths (3) re-enactment (2) historical reproductions (2) competition (2) Norse (2) Thor (2) santa (1) recipes (1) Maeshowe (1) Runes (1) Runic (1) Maes-howe (1) Viking Archaeolgy (1) literacy25 (1) Saga (1) Silver (1) Hoard (1) Hoards (1) Cuerdale (1) Torcs (1) Thor Goes Fishing (1) The Poetic Edda (1) The Prose Edda (1) Hymir (1) Fishing (1) Jormungand (1) historical replica (1) Sleipnir (1) Thunor (1) Dalriada (1) Gaelic (1) gaels (1) Bronze (1) Brooches (1) Viking Blog (1) Lagertha (1) Cocktail (1) Gin (1) Mixology (1) Islay (1) Botanical (1) Bruichladdich (1)

Archive

2018
November (3)
October (2)
September (2)
August (3)
July (3)
June (3)
2017
December (4)
November (1)
September (1)
June (3)

Tag: experimental archaeology

Our Dunadd Brooch: Where does it come from?

By

Our Dunadd Brooch: Where does it come from?

As many of you know all our products are based on or influenced by archaeological finds from across Europe from centuries past. Our latest Asgard reproduction is the Dunadd Brooch. It was originally discovered in Dunadd, Argyll. The finished brooch was not recovered, however the clay moulds (pictured below) were found around the royal hill fort instead. The moulds have two halves and once tightly fitted together, molten metal would have been poured into it to create the rough casting. This would have then been cleaned up, polished and set with precious stones or glass cabochons.

Read more »

Twisted & Plaited Rod Arm Rings from the Viking Age

By

Twisted & Plaited Rod Arm Rings from the Viking Age

Read more »

JORVIK VIKING CENTRE GETS HELP FROM ASGARD

By

The grand reopening of the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, took place this year, on April 8th and Asgard are proud to have played a small part in the re-imagining of this world class display of Viking archaeology. We reproduced several Viking bone, antler, and metal objects from the Jorvik collection. Some will go on sale in the shop, and others will be used by staff to demonstrate the Viking way of life including an intricate, thousand year old, working padlock.

Read more »