Cups & Mugs

Horn Cup of Freyja Oak Base Carved Runes 11 oz.

$75.00

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    Horn Cup of Freyja Oak Base Carved Runes 11 oz.



    This handmade steer horn cup is approximately 5.5" tall, and holds up to 11 ounces of your favorite drink. I begin with genuine steer longhorns that have been roughly cleaned, but not polished. I scrub and clean the horn inside and out, filing, sanding and polishing it. I then hand craft the oak base so that it fits into the base of the cup, and is then glued. I then carve the unique design, and for this particular cup, I chose to honor the Vanir Goddess, Freyja, by carving her name in relief using the Younger Futhark Runes, the runes used during the Viking Age. I then finish the exterior of the horn with a woodblock conditioning oil, and seal up the inside with wood bowl sealer. Once this is done, the drinking horn is ready to use with your favorite cold beverage, such as mead, or ale!

    Freyja, (Old Norse: “Lady”), most renowned of the Norse goddesses, who was the sister and female counterpart of Freyr and was in charge of love, fertility, battle, and death. Her father was Njörd, the sea god. Pigs were sacred to her, and she rode a boar with golden bristles.

    Subtle “imperfections” in the surface that complement the ancient artwork were retained, adding additional visual and tactile element.

    Care and Cleaning Tips

    Now coming to the point, caring for your horn initiates with first keeping it clean. When cleaning your drinking horn, it is necessary to keep in mind the things that render them useless. Also, you need to be knowledgeable about how to preserve your drinking horn. Below are a few tips you should pay attention to in order to ensure the preservation of your drinking horn for many years to come.

    Things You Should Completely AVOID

    The use of dishwashers for cleaning
    Microwaving them
    Using them for hot liquids
    Using strong solvents, detergents, and chemicals
    Storing in extreme temperatures

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