Viking drum Vegvisir is a unique instrument handcraft with care in Finnish Lapland. The deep sound will soothe your mind and relax your tense muscles. You can even scare away unwanted guests and spirits with its loud sound! It is perfect for playing, meditation and bring some Viking energy into your life.
Vegvisir a.k.a. the runic compass, Viking compass, Nordic compass was a symbol of protection and guiding for Vikings. It protected them from any danger during their travels, no matter where they were going. It is believed that the symbol was painted on the forehead. The eight spikes in the symbol were probably representing the points of the compass.
Being environmentally friendly and ethical, we source our materials locally from known and responsible suppliers. The frame is made of 7 mm double layered birch plywood which has been treated with wood wax. The drumhead is made of Finnish reindeer skin and the symbols have been added using silk printing. A wooden handle is attached to the back with strings.
A felted drumstick and instructions for caring for the drum are included.
The viking drum is round-shaped, Ø 41 cm, weight is 0,700g.