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 Valknut 1283

250,00  sis. alv
The Viking drum Valknut is lookig for its owner...is it you? The drum has a low sound that resonates deep in the player´s body. It brings with it the Nine Noble Virtues of the Vikings: Courage, truth, honour, fidelity, discipline, hospitality, self-reliance, industriousness and perseverance. The mystical symbol of Valknut is made of three interlocked triangles that create nine corners. They signify the nine worlds depiced in the Scandinavian mythology. The tree triangles represent a trinity of heaven, earth and hell. Scholars have proposed a variety of explanations for the symbol, sometimes associating it with the god Odin or religious practices surrounding death. Some say that the Vikings wore the symbol for protection. (The source: Wikipedia) 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 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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