Valknut.. the viking warrior symbol for protection. 9 points of the triangles each stand for one of the 9 viking noble virtues. (Honor, Courage, Perseverance, Fidelity, Self-Reliance, Industriousness, Truth, Hospitality & Discipline) The three triangles also stand for mind, body and spirit. Triangles also represent change. I couldn't be more obsessed with my first of many tattoos.
By JungShan This drawing is commission work for Matthew. He print this drawing to his brother to opening business gift. He need a samurai character who play the baseball with dragonfly.( His brother's new business is about the sport training, and the dragonfly is a symbol has some meaning to his brother).
Claim your Norwegian heritage! The Valknut (or Valnut in modern language) is a symbol of three interlocking triangles, symbolizing slain warriors. Vikings painted the symbols on their shields to call the Valkyrie to take them to Valhalla in the event they were killed in battle. In old Norse “valr” means slain warrior and “knut” means knot.
By JungShan ''Autumn moon'' Let's go back to samurai series! I made these drawings to one of my tattoo freelance work. My client asked me for a samurai under the maple and holding a sword. I made 3 illustration to her to choose and she chose Autumn moon.
The Valknut Runic Symbol. The Valknut was a runic symbol found in many of the Norse rune carved standing stones throughout Scandinavia. A Valknut is a warriors symbol, it shows total dedication to Odin All-father and dedicates all those slain by the bearer as a sacrifice to Odin so the all father may fill Valhalla with warriors before the Ragnarok.