Ceramic mug set with Viking embossing
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High-quality drinking cups made of fired clay in a set of 4.
Each mug is unique!
Our ceramic mugs in the Viking set each have a volume of 300ml. They are made almost entirely by hand from light-firing clay found in Germany. Thanks to the complex firing process at up to 1250 degrees Celsius, the mugs are particularly robust and durable.
Hot drinks, cold drinks, fizzy, high-proof, etc. - no problem for these Viking mugs, forged in the fire!
With four engravings from Norse mythology:
The ancient Viking symbol Vegvisir is also known as the "Norse Compass" or "Rune Compass". An Icelandic script says: "When that symbol is carried, the wearer shall not be lost in storm or wind, even if the path ahead is unknown".
The three intertwined triangles are also known as "Odin's knot" and are intended to embody Odin himself or to represent him synmobilically. Since Odin welcomes the fallen warriors to Valhalla after death, the Valknut also stands for life after death, power and the strength of the soul.
Yggdrasil embodies the world tree as an ash tree. It is the first tree to grow since the gods conquered the primordial giant "Ymir", the first living being ever. Yggradsil is considered the largest and most magnificent tree of all and encompasses all new worlds. Its three roots go to Jotunheim, Asgard and Niflheim. Only when Yggdrasil begins to tremble does Ragnarok (the end of the world) approach.
The Fenriswolf (also "Fenrir") is the first child of the god Loki and the giantess Angrboda. He was born before his siblings, Hel, the Midgard Serpent, and the eight-legged horse Sleipnir. Since Fenrir, the "swamp-dwelling monster" posed a great danger, he was held prisoner in Asgard with a shackle made by dwarves. Although the wolf has not yet been able to free himself, he bit off a hand of the god of war, Tyr. Only at Ragnarök will Fenrir break his bondage and then devour Odin. Only his son, Vidar, will then be able to stand up to him in a duel.
A STORM OF FIRE AND SALT
The special salt-burning process ensures a special drinking experience!
After the furnace has been heated to 1250 °C, table salt is swirled in the combustion chamber. The sodium from the resulting common salt vapor combines with the quartz contained in the clay to form a highly stable salt glaze. This creates an orange-skin-like surface in the fiery embers, which not only withstands external loads very well, but also feels particularly pleasant and high-quality. In addition, thanks to this structure, cold drinks stay cool and fresh for a long time.
Note: Since different amounts of salt are always absorbed during the firing process and no tone is 100% the same as the other, all mugs vary slightly in colour. In addition to the characteristic grey, this can also result in slightly clay-colored surfaces.