An overview of Norse helmet finds. Apart from the Gjermundbu helmet there are also three surviving (and much less known) mask fragments. The domes of the reconstructions are educated guesses. The St. Wenceslaus helmet (bottom) was probably made in Germany but decorated on Gotland. All the helmets have flashy decorations. The purpose of the mask was probably to prevent the wearer from being recognised and haunted by the spirits of those he kills, a superstition that died out with…

An overview of Norse helmet finds. Apart from the Gjermundbu helmet there are also three surviving (and much less known) mask fragments. The domes of the reconstructions are educated guesses. The St. Wenceslaus helmet (bottom) was probably made in Germany but decorated on Gotland. All the helmets have flashy decorations. The purpose of the mask was probably to prevent the wearer from being recognised and haunted by the spirits of those he kills, a superstition that died out with…

7 12 inch Round Double Loop Bangle Bracelet w St Wenceslaus medal charm ** To view further for this item, visit the image link.

7 12 inch Round Double Loop Bangle Bracelet w St Wenceslaus medal charm ** To view further for this item, visit the image link.

St. Wenceslas; his feast day is September 28; Bohemian duke revered by the common people as their protector; assassinated by political rivals and promptly venerated as a martyr of the Czech people. A symbol of Czech Christianity and patron saint of the Czech Republic.

St. Wenceslas; his feast day is September 28; Bohemian duke revered by the common people as their protector; assassinated by political rivals and promptly venerated as a martyr of the Czech people. A symbol of Czech Christianity and patron saint of the Czech Republic.

Plan your visit – The Wawel Royal Cathedral of St Stanislaus B. M. and St Wenceslaus M.

Plan your visit – The Wawel Royal Cathedral of St Stanislaus B. M. and St Wenceslaus M.

St. Wenceslaus (Vaclav) and Podiven, his assistant | Catholic Christian Religious Art - Icon by Lewis Williams, SFO - From your Trinity Stores crew, "Thank you St. Wenceslaus for helping us!"

St. Wenceslaus (Vaclav) and Podiven, his assistant | Catholic Christian Religious Art - Icon by Lewis Williams, SFO - From your Trinity Stores crew, "Thank you St. Wenceslaus for helping us!"

"Good King Wenceslaus" who went out on the feast of Stephen. St. Wenceslaus has a feast on September 28, but the carol has so attached him to Christmas that we hardly remember him otherwise. He is a hero for boys, though his story is rarely told.

"Good King Wenceslaus" who went out on the feast of Stephen. St. Wenceslaus has a feast on September 28, but the carol has so attached him to Christmas that we hardly remember him otherwise. He is a hero for boys, though his story is rarely told.

St Wenceslaus | St Wenceslaus was born in the 10th century i… | Flickr

St Wenceslaus | St Wenceslaus was born in the 10th century i… | Flickr

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