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These bind runes are based on the Elder Futhark Norse runic alphabet. Bind runes are runes put together to serve a purpose. (Typically, they are burned into a piece of wood.

Marina Jakovleva

I really like wolves, but I'm not sure if I'd want to sacrifice the image in favor of a space-saving tune for "wolf".

Runas vikingas                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

Theese are NOT viking runes. They are an older Rune alphabet, from around year 500 and earlier. They are called the elder futhark. The viking Rune alphabets have usually only 16 runes and there are several different alphabets from that time.

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series.  Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented here in the following order : fire, earth, metal, water, wood and air. The symbols are accompanied by stanzas of the Hávamál or Völuspá, written in runes.   You can find the stanzas in English and the names of the symbols on each individual post here http://avaluk.tumblr.com/tagged/pagan

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented…

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