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 Posted: Tue Jun 24th, 2008 04:16 am
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asiatarot
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I try to search on internet  but I have no idea what this is :sd

it may be witch sign  anyway, still doubt it

can you help me please??

 

 

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 Posted: Fri Feb 27th, 2009 07:55 am
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Hi...

It was the center one which gave me the clue as to what this selection could be. It is more than likely a Ægirshjálmr, the Helm of Awe or Helm of Terror in Seidr, Old Norse magic, and probably Icelandic. If so, it was a part of the magic called sjónhverfing, which was used to affect the mind with forgetfulness, delusion, illusion, fear, delusion or deceiving of the sight. It looks similar to this:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/13/Helm_of_Awe.svg/500px-Helm_of_Awe.svg.png

These are obviously amulets, but I would caution against wearing them until you research them more. You can begin at these links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seid

http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/aegishjalmr.shtml

http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/seidhr.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germanic_Neopaganism

http://www.thetroth.org/about/programs/clergy-program/clergy-program-member-contributions/seidr-magic-and-community-jenny-bl

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 Posted: Fri Feb 27th, 2009 08:08 am
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[I wanted to edit this and add more, but I kept getting an Internal Server Error from the edit page...]

What I wanted to say is that if these are not what I suggest, then I have no clue as to what they are.
They could be merely designs by local artists.
I notice that you are from Bankok, were you traveling?
Where and who did you get them from?
What metal are they made of?

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 Posted: Fri Feb 27th, 2009 08:37 am
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They are from Rudolf Koch's The Book of Signs, Dover Publications. He was a graphic designer and took tradtional iamges and redrew them in an attractive modern format.

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 Posted: Fri Feb 27th, 2009 08:44 pm
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Ah! Thank you, Adam.
I knew they looked familiar, but couldn't remember the source. I used to have Koch's book until I lent it to a friend (...who is no longer a friend!). I remember that his illustrations were good, but the corresponding text was sorely limited.

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