Runic Iron Ring

MRN03

Ring made by an nail (18th-19th cent.) of cold iron with the runic incription ‘SÆLA’ that in old norse means happiness or prosperity.
16,7 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° con incisa l’iscrizione runica ‘SÆLA’, che in antico norreno significa felicità o prosperità. 16,7 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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