Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a type of late medieval bind-rune that was a magic sigil to prevent the bearer from getting "lost in the storm". The Vegvisir is often erroneously identified as a Viking-age rune.

Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a type of late medieval bind-rune that was a magic sigil to prevent the bearer from getting "lost in the storm". The Vegvisir is often erroneously identified as a Viking-age rune.

VEGVISIR COMPASS: the Norse symbol of protection. “Vegvisir” is icelandic for “guidepost”. They believe that the wearer of this symbol won’t get lost and will always find his/her way.

VEGVISIR COMPASS: the Norse symbol of protection. “Vegvisir” is icelandic for “guidepost”. They believe that the wearer of this symbol won’t get lost and will always find his/her way

VEGVISIR COMPASS: the Norse symbol of protection. “Vegvisir” is icelandic for “guidepost”. They believe that the wearer of this symbol won’t get lost and will always find his/her way.

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Some more progress on my back by the mighty @villkat.arts. I can't wait to have my coverup finished after two years! If you don't already follow @villkat.arts then check him out. He is a knotwork master and a good friend of mine. #viking #vikingtattoo #nordic #nordictattoo #dotwork #dotworktattoo #coverup #coveruptattoo #tattoo #norse

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