Saturday, June 29, 2013

Viking Sun Stone

Legends have it that the Vikings used Sun Stones to help
guide them across the ocean on days when the sun
was not fully visible. (Photo of Calcite crystal)
Its seems some of these stones have actually been found.
See article for more information.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Summer Solstice

Today is the Summer Solstice. Enjoy the longest day of the year.
Many people throughout history celebrate this day in various ways.
See the follow article on what they do.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

The Staffordshire Hoard

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon 
gold and silver metalwork ever found, anywhere in the world.
Read about this awesome collection of incredible finds in
the following articles and web site.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

The Moylough Belt Shrine

Fascinating article on a piece of Irish history on a object know
as the Moylough Belt. It seems to have been used in rituals
when great power was needed.
Here the link to that article

Extra photos of the belt

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Beginning of Carved Ax Handle Project

Brother Steve is starting his ax handle carving
project. I can't wait to see it finished.
Will keep you posted.

Monday, June 3, 2013

The Nemeton: A Celtic Sacred Place

I found a interesting article on something called a "Nemeton"
A sacred place in the woods.
Anyone who has been in the forest and has insight to sense
such a special place will identify with this story from Montague Whitsel
It's a bit lengthy but to those interested you will be find it
enjoyable and hard to stop reading.