A drum was probably one of the first instruments that was used all over the world, including in Scandinavia. It was played in ceremonies, festivities, and shamans used it for healing and travelling to the other realms.

Scientists believe that a Viking drum had a close resemblance to the shaman drums of the Sámi people. The process of drum making was probably similar where Viking craftsmen created a round, wooden hoop and over it, they stretched a drumhead made of animal skin. The drumhead was then decorated with paintings, symbols or other meaningful elements.

In the footsteps of ancient drum makers, we create our Viking drums using similar methods and decorating the drum with symbols that were important to the Vikings. The drum has a nice, deep and vibrating sound taking you back in time of myths and legends.

Being environmentally friendly and ethical, we acquire our materials from local, responsible suppliers. The frame is made of birch plywood and for the drumhead, we use Finnish reindeer skin. On the back there is wooden handle attached with strings. A felted, wooden drumstick is included.

The size is 41 cm, and the weight 0,700kg.

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Viking Drum Yggdrasil, The tree of life 1268

250.00  sis. alv
Viking drum Yggdrasil 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 biring some Viking energy into your life. Yggdrasil is the tree of life, a holy ash tree mentioned in the medieval Eddas. It is the center of the cosmos connecting heaven, earth and the underworld. The mighty Norse gods assembled by the tree to govern their world. 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.
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Viking Drum Vegvisir 1280

250.00  sis. alv
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.
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Viking Drum Aegishjalmur 1205

250.00  sis. alv
Viking drum Aegishjalmur is a unique instrument handcraft with care in Finnish Lapland.  The deep sound of this medium size drum will soothe your mind and relax your tense muscles. You can even scare away unwanted guests and spirits with its loud sound! Aegishjalmur (The Helm of Awe) is a well-known Viking era symbol which was painted on warriors´helmets or foreheads. Vikings believed that the Aegishjalmur symbol would grant a victory in every battle which increased their self-confidence and they went into the battle with no worries about their fate. Symbol’s circle in the middle represents a protecting place where the warrior was safe. Eight spikes around the circle represents defence from evil forces and the lines within these spikes strengthened this defence. Viking drum is a versatile instrument which can be used for playing, meditation and healing as well bringing some Viking energy into your life. 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 in the package. The viking drum is round-shaped, Ø 41 cm, weight is 0,700g.
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