Runic Iron Ring

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Ring made by an nail (18th-19th cent.) of cold iron. On the head is carved the rune ‘Raido‘, on the edge ‘Isaz’, on the bottom ‘Kaunan’ and on the second edge Isaz again, so ‘RIKI’ that in old norse means ‘power’.
18,7 mm circa.
In many ancient cultures cold iron had the power to drive away evil spirits and break spells from elves, fairies and witches.

Anello ricavato da un vecchio chiodo di ferro risalente al 18°-19°. Sulla testa vi è incisa la runa ‘Raido‘, sul lato ‘Isaz’, sul fondo ‘Kaunan’ e sull’altro lato di nuovo Isiz, quindi ‘RIKI’ che in antico norreno significa ‘potenza’. 18,7 mm circa.
In molte culture antiche, al ferro era attribuita la capacità di scacciare gli spiriti maligni e distruggere gli incantesimi prodotti da elfi, fate e streghe.

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