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/