Snowflake Obsidian Elder Futhark Gemstone Rune Set
These runes, often called The Elder Futhark runes, consist of 25 stones; 24 contain inscriptions with one blank stone. (Blank stone denoting not yet known or a space in time.)
Obsidian - volcanic glass; Usually dark in appearance, the color can vary depending upon impurities. All natural gemstone. Absorbs negativity; excellent shield/protector from negative environmental energies; Aids in grounding. Helps to discover hidden knowledge, particularly about one's self. Useful for divination. Working with obsidian with direct intent can stimulate creativity in one’s life pursuits. Snowflake Obsidian is obsidian with little white phenocryst minerals which resembles snowflakes. Helps promote balance and allowing one to align with the love and beauty that lies within. Provides a sense of purity.
Rune Size (average): 16.50 mm or 0.64 inches - more or less
Total Weight: 80.00 grams - more or less
Comes with free velvety pouch and runic symbol card.
The Futhark runes have a colorful and dated history. There are literally several hundred known inscriptions dating back to the first through the fifth century. The areas of what is now known as Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Scandinavian countries have yielded the greatest artifacts. Inscriptions were found on jewelry, utensils, weapons, bones and stones. Most were discovered in grave sites and bogs. Rune masters and rune users equally indulge in the throwing of the runes for the magical, practical, and playful applications they provide.
NOTE: Gemstones have great variance in the color, and striations of patterning. We have taken pictures of a fairly common representation and take great care in selecting material that you will be happy with; please give us the grace of slight variations from the picture - and we guarantee that you will be happy with our selection!