Items in Norse Mythology
Andvarinaut is a cursed magic ring that every ninth day, eight new rings will drop out of Andvarinaut. The eight new rings is of equal quality as Andvarinaut. There is also a ring called Draupnir, that had the same abilities, but it's not cursed.
Bodn is a jar, and one of the three containers in which the blood of Kvasir is kept. The two other is called Odrorir and Son.
Brisingamen is a beautiful golden necklace, given to the goddess Freya. Brisingamen was made by the four dwarfs Alfrigg, Berling, Dvalin, and Grerr.
Dainsleif is a sword made by the dwarf Dain. The sword is cursed, once drawn it must kill a man before it can be returned to the sheath. A strike from this cursed sword, never failed to kill or cause a serious wound that never healed.
Draupnir is a golden ring forged by the dwarfs Brokk and Eitri. Every ninth day eight new rings will drop out of Draupnir. The eight new rings is of equal quality as Draupnir.
Eldhrimnir is a cauldron in which the boar Saehrimnir, is cooked every night for the gods and heroes in Valhalla.
Gjallar is the horn that the god Heimdall, the guard of Bifrost owns. When he blows it, the horn can be heard in all the nine worlds. This is the horn that Heimdall, will blow at Ragnarok, “The end of the world”.
Gleipnir is the leash that the dwarfs made to bind the Fenris wolf.
The leash is as light as a silk ribbon, but stronger than an iron chain. The leash is made of six ingredients:
The sound of a cat’s walk
The beard of a woman
The roots of a mountain
The sinews of a bear
The breath of a fish
The spittle of a bird
It's Odin's magical spear that always hits its mark and always kills. Gungnir means “Swaying one” it is made from Yggdrasils Sacred ash. Odin has also written his magic runes, onto Gungnir.
Megingjord is Thor’s magical belt, the belt Megingjord makes him twice as strong.
Thor's hammer is called Mjölnir. Mjölnir is one of the most fearsome weapons, capable of leveling mountains. Thor's hammer can hit any target. After the target is hit, the hammer will return to Thor's right hand all by itself. The hammer can send out lightning bolts. The hammer Mjölnir can be used to kill and destroy, but also revive people or animals. Thor's hammer can also be magically shrunken to fit inside Thor’s shirt. The hammer Mjölnir is also used in sacred ceremonies; it can be ceremonies about birth but also death. Thor's hammer is forged by Brokkr and Eitri. The Hammer Mjölnir was once stolen by the Jotun Trym, and the price for getting it back was the hand of the fertility goddess Freya.
Skidbladnir is a magic ship that belonged to the gods, made by the dwarfs. Skidbladnir can hold all the gods and their equipment, but yet Skidbladnir can also be folded small enough to be put in the pocket. The ship Skidbladnir is able to sail on the water, in the air, and also over land.
Author of page content Martin Højbjerg