Viking Runestones

Viking runestones from Sweden

Copies of Viking runestones from mainland Sweden and Gotland.

Sweden has the largest number of surviving runestones than any other Scandinavian country, with around 2500 runestones discovered to present day. We have a selection of some the the most famous runestones from Sweden, scaled down so they can be displayed comfortably in your home as beautiful ornamental pieces. Each stone is free standing and they are handmade in Sweden from stone dust & resin and have the feel of real stone.

AY08 - Runestone From Sjonheim, Gotland

AY08 - Runestone From Sjonheim, Gotland

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Sjonheim, Gotland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads 'Rodvisl and Rodälv had the stones erected after their three sons. This one after Rodfos. The Romanians deserted him on their way out. God save his soul. God deserts the person who deserted Rodfos'.
  • Height 11cm (4.3 inch), width 7cm (2.75 inch), depth 2cm (0.8 inch).
  • Weight 225g (8oz).

AY08 - Runestone From Sjonheim, Gotland:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY12 - Runestone From Jämtland

AY12 - Runestone From Jämtland

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Jämtland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads 'Östman Gudfastson had this stone erected, made a bridge and christianized Jämtland. Esbjörn made the bridge but Rivn carved the runes on the stone'.
  • Height 11cm (4.3 inch), width 5cm (2 inch), depth 3cm (1.2 inch).
  • Weight 180g (6.35oz).

AY12 - Runestone From Jämtland:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY13 - Runestone From Närke

AY13 - Runestone From Närke

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Närke, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Tored had the stone erected after Lydbjörn, his competent son.
  • Height 10cm (4 inch), width 7cm (2.75 inch), depth 3cm (1.2 inch).
  • Weight 265g (9.35oz).

AY13 - Runestone From Närke:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY14 - Runestone from Lund, Skåne

AY14 - Runestone from Lund, Skåne

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Lund, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads "Kå-Ulf and Auter errected this stone for Tume, their brother who owned the Gudis-snape."
  • Height 13cm (5").
  • Weight 250g (8.8oz).

AY14 - Runestone from Lund, Skåne:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY16 - Runestone From Småland

AY16 - Runestone From Småland

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Rörbro, Småland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Assur erected this stone after Övind, his father.
    He was a good man, generous with food, he did not hate and he believed in God'.
  • Height 11cm (4.3 inch), width 7cm (2.75 inch), depth 3cm (1.2 inch).
  • Weight 290g (10.2oz).

AY16 - Runestone From Småland:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY19 - Runestone from Sörmland

AY19 - Runestone from Sörmland

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Sörmland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads "Håmund-Ulf erected this stone for Rolf his father and for Őborg, her husband. They owned the village of Släbro. Frősten and Rolf were competent men."
  • Height 12cm (4.5").
  • Weight 170g (6oz).

AY19 - Runestone from Sörmland:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY23 - Runestone From Hågerstalund, Uppland

AY23 - Runestone From Hågerstalund, Uppland

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Hågerstalund, Uppland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Gårdar and Jorund erected these stones to the memory of their nephews Ärmund and Ingemund'.
  • Height 14cm (5.5 inch), width 8cm (3.15 inch), depth 2cm (0.8 inch).
  • Weight 260g (9.2oz).

AY23 - Runestone From Hågerstalund, Uppland:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY27 - Runestone From Vallentuna, Uppland, Sweden

AY27 - Runestone From Vallentuna, Uppland, Sweden

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Vallentuna, Uppland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Ulvs heirs in Lindö had these stones erected in memory of their father and brother and built the bridge. Vis├Ąte carved'.
  • Height 12cm (4.7 inch), width 5cm (2 inch), depth 3.5cm (1.4 inch).
  • Weight 255g (9oz).

AY27 - Runestone From Vallentuna, Uppland, Sweden:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY28 - Runestone From Vilunda, Uppland, Sweden

AY28 - Runestone From Vilunda, Uppland, Sweden

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Vilunda, Uppland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Forkunn and Tore had these stones erected to their father Kättil. God rest his soul'.
  • Height 12cm (4.7 inch), width 9cm (3.5 inch), depth 2cm (0.8 inch).
  • Weight 309g (10.9oz).

AY28 - Runestone From Vilunda, Uppland, Sweden:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY29 - Runestone From Ängvreta, Uppland, Sweden

AY29 - Runestone From Ängvreta, Uppland, Sweden

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Ängvreta, Uppland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Huskarl and Djure, father and son, erected this stone in memory of Djuger, brother of Huskarl son of Djure. Fasttegn carved the runes'.
  • Height 12cm (4.7 inch), width 7cm (4.3 inch), depth 2cm (0.8 inch).
  • Weight 276g (9.7oz).

AY29 - Runestone From Ängvreta, Uppland, Sweden:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY32 - Runestone From Västergötland, Sweden

AY32 - Runestone From Västergötland, Sweden

Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Västergötland, Sweden.

  • The inscription reads: 'Guve erected this stone after Olav, his son, excellent lad. He was killed in Estland. Håvard cut the stone'.
  • Height 10cm (4 inch), width 7cm (4.3 inch), depth 3cm (1.2 inch).
  • Weight 240g (8.5oz).

AY32 - Runestone From Västergötland, Sweden:
£18.00 (US$ | €)

AY35 - Runestone from Östergötland

AY35 - Runestone from Östergötland

Ornamental upright replica of the Rökstenen runestone from Östergötland.

  • The Rökstenen runsetone in Östergötland has the longest known runic inscription with almost 800 characters. Runes cover all sides of the stone.
  • The unique inscription on this runestone contains several allusions to heroic poems and legends from the 10th century that have now been lost to us. One stanza near the middle is in exactly the same metre as the poetic Edda. It reads "At the time Tjodrik the brave, Chieftain of the warriors at sea, ruled the shore of the sea of Reid. Now he is on horseback armed, on his gotic horse, with shield on his shoulder, the most important of märingar."
  • Height 15cm (6").
  • Weight 445g (15.7oz).

AY35 - Runestone from Östergötland:
£18.00 (US$ | €)