Viking Dagaz 23rd Rune of New Beginnings Handmade Pewter Pendant
Letter: D (23rd runic letter)
Meaning: Beginning anew, inspiration
Keywords: Mystical insight, light
Attributes: In a full speed gallop across the sky, night (Nott) drives hard on her ebony chariot. The drip from Frost-Maneds mouth will become the next mornings dew. Not far behind the golden chariot of her son Dagaz (day) screams across the horizon. The eternal race continues. Unlike our modern concept of time, the Norse viewed sunrise sunset & sunset to sunrise as two different periods. Dawn symbolized a new beginning and the source for inspirations. Night and day were both seen as the eternal moment, Dagaz represented the divine light of strength and joy which plows through all barriers while night was a time for meditation and reflection.
Magical use: For centuries Dagaz has been a powerful aid when seeking answers. Encouraging reception of mystical insight, it has often been called the Spiritual Philosophers Stone. Chiefly used as a rune of meditation, Dagaz helps one perceive that two opposites aspects of a whole.
Casting Meaning: Dagaz denotes the end of one cycle and the beginning of the next. Having been exposed to a different way of looking at the world, this point in time marks a major shift or breakthrough in the process of self-change. Complete transformation in attitude allows you to be receptive to new beginnings.
Made of high quality excelsior pewter. Double sided design (different seal on each side).
Approx. pendant size: 2.54 centimetre in diameter. Weight : 11 grams.
Black cord option comes with an approx. 36 inch or 91.44 cm cord and a (lead free) pewter accent bead with laminated ends.
Chain option comes with a 2 mm flat link stainless steel chain of either 18 , 20 , 22 inch standard length or a 18 inch chain with an extension up to 4 inches ( 22 inch total ) in length for more flexibility and a lead free pewter accent bead. Wear them with or without bead!