The Happy Viking: Leatherwork and craft of the Viking and Medieval Age

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The Happy Viking: Leatherwork and craft of the Viking and Medieval Age

Subject

Braid, Celtic, craft, Elizabeth (Hlif), The Happy Viking, The Happy Viking: Leatherwork and craft of the Viking and Medieval Age, jewellery, leatherwork, Maleny, pottery, Qld, Queensland, re-enactment, store, Sweden, Valsgärde, Viking, weaving, website.

Description

The Happy Viking: Leatherwork and craft of the Viking and Medieval Age is an online store which opened in 2012. It is owned by Elizabeth (Hlif), a re-enactor from Maleny, Queensland. The hand-made Australian products include leatherwork, pottery, jewellery, weaving, braiding, and cards. All of the products feature medieval-inspired motifs, including Viking ring-knot motifs,Celtic spirals and crosses, and images derived from medieval artefacts, such as the eighth-century helmet from Valsgärde, Sweden. The range includes both medieval – braids, knife sheaf, pouches – and modern – laptop and mobile phone cases – products.

The page also includes information on re-enactment and and Viking-related facts and stories.

The store is available at http://thehappyviking.com.au/

Creator

Elizabeth (Hlif)

Date

2012

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Elizabeth (Hlif), The Happy Viking

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Website

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Citation

“The Happy Viking: Leatherwork and craft of the Viking and Medieval Age,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 27, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1161.