Tree of Life (Yggdrasil) Viking shield
24 inch black , beautiful handpainted Tree of life Yggdrasil Viking, shield
Yggdrasil is an immense mythical tree that plays a central role in Norse cosmology, where it connects the Nine Worlds
Individually hand crafted and hand painted in Norfolk UK. Reverse is stained light wood colour
perfect size for handling, handmade with spruce planks not plywood, Viking shield with thick rawhide edging and riveted/nails (like was used by the Vikings). Steel black hammered boss is 12 gauge, 3mm thick and is an 8 inch circle, should be plenty of room if you wear a gauntlet. weighs 3.5 kilos.
Very well made piece, that will take a beating or a great display item.