YGGDRASIL STERLING SILVER PENDANT & CHAIN
Sterling silver tree of life pendant coupled with a 45cm sterling silver snake chain.
Often referred to as the tree of life, Yggdrasil sits at the very centre of the Norse Cosmos. The nine realms arranged around and as part of Yggrdrasils roots and branches. Yggdrasil is often referred to as a great ash tree and is said to grow out of the well of Urd, where the norns who spins the fate of men is said to dwell.
Yggdrasil is also where Odin sacrificed himself to discover the runes and the secrets within them. According to the Norse tales Odin hung himself from a branch, pierced himself with his spear and hung near lifeless for nine days.
As a symbol Yggdrasil is said to represent destiny, life itself and the cycle of life as well as a connection to the cosmos.