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Norse God and Goddess Statues


This is a partial listing of our statues. Many of the items at Herbs and Heirlooms are unique and are of limited availability.
Our inventory of statues is constantly changing, so be sure and come into the store for the best selection and to see what's new.


Freya
Freya is often among the most famed and revered goddesses of the Norse traditions, and is popularly revered among modern adherents to the Norse faiths. She is the goddess of love, beauty, fertility, war, and death, and is said to rule the field of Folkvangr, a realm of the afterlife, where half of those who die in battle go. Indeed, it is said that she is chief among the Valkeyries, who go among the fallen and choose those who will go to Folkvangr or Valhalla. As a goddess of magic, prophecy, and fertility, she is frequently invoked for assistance in all manner of things, and was said to be much sought after among the Jotun, who frequently tried to make her their wife. Depicting her as a figure lithe, feminine beauty, this statue shows Freya cloaked and girded for war with sword and dagger, with a shield leaning by her side, with the rest of her armored attire leaving little to the imagination. She is exquisitely detailed, with no fold of fabric or armor`s buckle left forgotten in the artist`s rendering, with the statue`s hand painted surface appearing as though it were crafted of bronze or copper, though the entire piece is sculpted of cold cast resin. Standing 10 1/2" tall and 4" in diameter, this enchanting cold-cast resin statue of Freya perfectly captures her varied and wild nature.
Loki The Trickster
With Fenrir and Jormungandr
This statue is a marvelous representation of the Norse god of chaos, mayhem, and discord. Standing tall in armor, with his braided beard running down his chest, Loki is presented as a menacing figure with a fierce scowl as he opens his cloak to reveal the presence of Fenrir and Jormungandr, two of the legendary monsters of Norse mythology to which he is father. No detail is spared by the sculptor, from the scales of Jormungandr`s underside to the crow`s feet at the corner of Loki`s eyes, creating a general impression of malice as the statue of Loki unleashes chaos and discord into the world. In Norse mythology, though Loki was known to assist the gods on occasion, he was also known for causing much of the strife in the world, and as a shape shifter, he would often turn to trickery and deceit to achieve his own ends. It is said that Loki incurred the Gods` wrath as he caused the death of Baldr, and was punished cruelly by being bound by the gods with the entrails of one of his own sons. There he is held unable to escape the dripping poison of a serpent, accept for the aid of his wife Sigyn, who collects the poison in a bowl to spare him. When she must empty this vessel, it is said the writhing torment the venom causes Loki causes the very world to shake, and this is the cause of earthquakes. Standing 11 3/4" tall, the Loki statue has been wonderfully sculpted of cold cast resin, and hand painted so as to present Loki`s figure as though it had been cast of bronze or copper.
Odin
The chief Norse god and ruler of Asgard, Odin is depicted here in this fantastic bust. Known as a patron of wisdom, war, poetry, magic and the hunt, he is displayed here as he is often portrayed; a one-eyed god of aged wisdom and valor. Head and shoulders are shown here, with his cloak swept back over the shoulders and concealing the plates of his armor. From beneath his horned helm, his beard and hair flow out, braided in the Norse fashion to rest upon his chest, but not concealing the firm set of his jaw and the stern line of his eyes, one of which is covered with a patch. All of this is displayed with fantastic detail, with wonderful attention paid to the ornamentation displayed upon his helm and patch. Great for the altar or home, this bust stands approximately 11 1/2" tall and 9" wide and is sculpted of cold-cast resin, providing a vivid presence for the Norse chief of Gods where ever you wish to put it.
Odin With Huginn and Munninn, Geri and Freki.
Odin (also known as Wotan, and Woden), the All Father, the Wanderer, and the Chief of the Norse Gods, is shown here in regal pose upon the legendary throne Hlidskjalf. Hlidskjalf, an elevated place within his second hall, Valaskjalf, offered him the ability to view anything that might happen throughout the entirety of the world. It is only fitting then that he is shown sitting with his two ravens, both of whom would fly around the Earth and report happenings of the world to Odin in his place of wisdom. As a symbol of authority, he also has his spear Gungnir, which was said to never miss its target, and as a symbol of his wild, albeit generous, nature sits his wolves by his feet - favored pets to whom he gave all of his food, having no need for sustenance beyond Mead or Wine. The imagery comes together within a hand-painted statue portraying a figure of regal authority, perfectly suited as an object of reverence and respect for the altar. With magnificent attention to detail, this statue has been sculpted of cold cast resin and hand painted in a fashion that lends the appearance that the whole statue has been cast of bronze or copper. Weighing in at a hefty 9.5 lbs it certainly feels as though it were crafted of solid metal as well! Standing a stout 12 1/4" tall, 7" wide, and 7" deep, it is perfect for anyone who celebrates the gods of the Norse pantheon, with imagery that will be certain to elevate Odin, the All Father, to his proper position of respect and authority.
Thor with Mjolnir
In brilliant sculpture we find a mighty image of the Norse god of thunder, Thor. Richly detailed, the fearsome deity is depicted as a muscled warrior, scarred and muscled from years of swinging his magical hammer, Mjolnir, which was said to return to him after being thrown and to possess the power to hurl lightning. It was also his favored weapon in the many tales where he is said to have fought giants. Known as the frequent protector of the gods and humanity, he is also girded with his magical belt, Megingjord and the iron bracers, Jarngreipr, which allowed him which magically increased his strength, allowing him to heft his mighty hammer in battle against the Giants. Indeed, he may well be shown waging his battle against them here, as he seems poised to strike with every muscle taut and Mjolnir raised high above his head, to throw at his enemies before it would magically return to his hand, allowing him to continue the fight. This vivid statue possesses a heavy weight, and is crafted expertly of cold cast resin before being painted so as to possess the same luster and color of sculpted bronze, making it a fantastic piece for desks, bookshelves, altars or any other place around the home or office that you might wish to display the glory of Thor. This statue measures approximately 10 1/2" high and 5 1/2" wide.
Triumphant Thor
Thor, Norse god of lightning and the frequent protector of the Gods and humanity. The subject of numerous Sagas and works of Germanic and Norse mythology, he is said to have wrestled old age to a knee and defeated the fabled Jormungandr, a serpent so vast it was said that it could encircle the world and bite its own tail. With such heroic exploits, he has fast become among the most worshipped and revered of Norse deities. Indeed his fabled hammer has become a symbol revered as an icon of Norse and Germanic pagan faiths. This fabled hammer, Mjolnir, is said to hit every target at which it is thrown and magically return to his hand and throw lightning bolts. In this statue we find him poised upon a cloud as though preparing to hurl lightning from the heavens, or perhaps simply pausing in triumph after striking out against giants whom he was so frequently said to fight. By his feet are the fabled goats Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjostr, magical creatures that Thor could eat so long as he took care to leave their bones whole. When their remains were wrapped up they were able to return to life to pull his chariot. Richly detailed, even down to the engraving on the magical belt that girds his waist, this is a wonderful piece for all who would celebrate the Norse god. Made of cold cast resin, this weighty piece is hand painted so as to appear bronze, and measures 11 1/2" tall and 6" wide.
Tyr Shackling Fenrir
Recreating a scene of legend and bravery within Norse, this sculpture depicts the epic legend of the brave Norse god Tyr aiding in the shackling of the legendary Fenrir. Fenrir, the child of Loki, was said to be a great wolf of fierce anger and cunning. He was foretold to be the one who would kill the god Odin during the events of Ragnarok, and otherwise sew great trouble and turmoil throughout the world. For this reason, the Gods bound him in shackles but try as they might the beast broke every chain they put upon him. The dwarves finally came then and created an unbreakable magic ribbon called Gleipnir, which could not be broken but Fenrir could not be tricked into being bound. At last the brave god of single combat, glory and victory stepped forward and stilled Fenrir, with his hand placed within the wolf`s mouth. So lulled, the wolf was bound with the Gleipnir, and the Gods rejoiced, but in a fit of anger Fenrir bit off Tyr`s hand, and forever after he was known as the one-handed god. This statue beautifully portrays this scene straight out of Norse mythology. Sculpted of cold-cast resin, the whole is created in amazing detail, with the stern lines of Tyr`s face accented by the hammer marks on his helm displaying an equal brilliance as the shaggy coat of the fierce Fenrir. Further, the whole possesses a metallic sheen that gives the impression that the whole statue has been cast in bronze. The whole scene is approximately 11" wide and 10" tall, you can easily use it to accent a bookshelf, desk, or your altar to find inspiration in the bravery of Tyr.
Valkyrie
Choosing who will die in battle, the Valkyrie were the beautiful warrior maidens of Norse mythology, who chose brave souls to rise up into the halls of Valhalla to live among the rest of the noble slain as Einherjar. There they lived and hunted, hardening themselves for the last battle of Ragnorok where many might again die by the side of Odin and many of the other Norse gods and goddesses. For this, the Valkyrie reward them, tending to their wounds and serving them mead. Here, you will find the striking features of such a Valkyrie displayed, head and shoulders in a bust straight out of Norse myth. The very picture of feminine beauty, she possesses delicate features concealed by her armor, with long braids spilling from the open face of her winged helmet. Don`t let this deceive you though. There is a hard set to her eyes, and the set of her jaw, showing that she is a woman who has seen battle. Made of cold cast resin, this bust is polished and honed so as to appear to be crafted of bronze, with no attention to detail spared. It measures approximately 11" in height and 7 1/4" wide, allowing it to fit on most altars, desks and shelves.
$48.95
Valkyrie Astride a Charging Horse
This statue is a fierce display of a Norse Valkyrie, one of the legendary women who choose who die in battle and bring those who died bravely to the halls of Valhalla, where they would live in the afterlife preparing for the coming wars of Ragnarok. Here, she is astride a charging horse and girded for war, with her cloak and hair flyinbehind her and a Viking sword raised high above her head. Wrought of cold-cast resin in exquisite detail, the whole statue stands 11" tall and 10" in length, and has been hand painted to give this heavy weight piece the look and feel of bronze. This is a fantastic statue for anyone who loves the Norse traditions or have cause to admire the Valkyrie`s warrior spirit.
Freyr
Freyr is the God of the Norse pantheon traditionally associated with farming, weather, and the male aspects of fertility. Of the Race of the Vanir, he came with his sister Freyja to live in Asgard, the home of the Aesir, and was therefore one of the gods of nature traditionally associated alongside the Warrior Gods. He was held as a very important figure, who was said to bestow both peace and pleasure upon mortals. He was the ruler of Alfeimr, the realm of the elves, and was known for riding a shining golden boar, made by dwarves and possessing a ship that always had a favorable breeze, and could be folded up to fit in a pouch. His most notable story is where he falls in love with the Jotuun, Geror, and wins her as his wife by giving away his magical sword. As a result, it is said that he will fall during Ragnarok to Surtr, a jotunn of fire. Here, this important figure of Norse mythology is displayed with all of his splendor. Clad in armor and furs, he leans against the sword for which he is famed while the gigantic boar he rides sits at rest behind him. No detail is spared in this wonderful statue, from the tips of his horned helm to his fur-clad feet. This statue of Freyr beautifully portrays him as a figure of masculine virility much as he was said to bestow upon those who revered him. Sculpted of cold-cast resin, the statue measures approximately 8 3/4" tall and 5" wide, and has been painted so as to appear to be a fine sculpture of polished bronze.


Updated 10/19/2016


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