Viking books

Viking ornamental design books, Viking clothing pattern books, The Havamal, Edda, Viking sayings books & Viking Runes books

We have the complete collection of books by Triglav, depicting hundreds of Viking, Slavic, Vendel & Dark Age designs. The designs have been collected over decades of research on Dark Age jewelry, pottery, wood & bone carvings from countless artefacts. They give insight into the way of life in Dark Age Europe from 8th to 12th Century. It gives you the opportunity to replicate the designs to create your own unique accessories, or body art to keep the traditions of the Dark Age alive!

Viking & Slavic Ornamental Designs

BKIG1 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 1

BKIG1 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 1

Viking & Slavic designs book.

  • 134 page paperback book.
  • 343 Viking and Slavic designs.
  • Includes full indexing and sources for each design.

BKIG1 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 1:
£15.00 (US$ | €)

BKIG2 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 2

BKIG1 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 2

Viking & Slavic designs book.

  • 124 page paperback book.
  • 258 Viking and Slavic designs.
  • Includes full indexing and sources for each design.

BKIG2 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 2:
£15.00 (US$ | €)

BKIG3 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 3

BKIG1 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 3

Viking & Slavic designs book.

  • 108 page paperback book.
  • 266 Viking and Slavic designs.
  • Includes full indexing and sources for each design.

BKIG3 - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - Vol. 3:
£17.00 (US$ | €)

BKIGS - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - All 3

BKIG - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - All 3

The complete set of 3 Viking & Slavic designs books.

  • 366 pages of Viking & Slavic designs over 3 books.
  • 867 Viking and Slavic designs in total.
  • All books include full indexing and sources for each design.

BKIGS - Viking & Slavic Ornamental Design - All 3:
£40.00 (US$ | €)

Vendel and Dark Age Designs

BKIG4 - Vendel and Dark Age Design

BKIG4 - Vendel and Dark Age Design Book

This next book takes a close look at buckles, metal elements, horns, swords, helmets, shields, brooches, pendants and extracts the designs from them. It focuses in particular on certain European regions, including Scandinavia and England and a lot of the designs are from Gotland's Vendel era. The collection of motifs, copied from helmets and shields found in the graves of elite warriors from Vendel and Valsgarde, are especially eye capturing! Among the English designs, attention is drawn to the diverse and rich collection coming from the famous royal burial at Sutton Hoo. The catalogue is complete with descriptions of the locations of each find with the most accurate dating, cultural context, and possible symbolic meanings, where possible. The internal cross-references will help the reader get a glimpse of aesthetic realities of the era!

  • 112 page paperback book.
  • 261 Vendel and Dark Age design.
  • Includes full indexing and sources for each design.

BKIG4 - Vendel and Dark Age Design Book:
£17.00 (US$ | €)

Viking Age Costume Guide

BKIG5 - Viking Age Costume Guide

BKIG5 - Viking Age Costume Guide

Rus, Viking, Slavic, Ottonian, Anglo-Saxon, Frankish, Norman, Byzantine and Nomad costumes. Drawings and descriptions were created over 20 years by one of today's Jomsvikings. Knowledge, passion and experience intertwine to form clear and evocative images that will help anyone quickly and accurately find clues to the complex issues of the Viking age costume. This applies to contemporary Viking and all lovers of Dark Age and early Medieval history.

  • 144 page paperback book.
  • Hundreds of illustrations depicting costume designs from various regions & eras.
  • Includes indexing and sources for each design.

BKIG5 - Viking Age Costume Guide:
£19.00 (US$ | €)

Edda by Snorri Sturluson

BKGP1 - Edda Book by Snorri Sturluson

BKGP1 - Edda Book by Snorri Sturluson

A translated English interpretation of the original Icelandic texts!

Written around the year 1220, Edda is one of the most important books ever written in Scandinavia. It is often described as the birth certificate of Nordic culture and is the main source of tales about the Aesir, the ancient Gods of the Nordic people. This modern edition has has prose from the original book translated to English by Dr Jean I Young and includes art illustrations spanning the last 400 years. It shows depictions of the old Norse religion, from 17th Century Icelandic manuscripts to present day artwork.

  • Large, heavy paperback book with 351 pages.
  • Packed full of 130 colour illustrations.
  • Book size: 27.5cm x 21cm x 3cm (11" x 8.25" x 1.2").
  • Revised 2nd edition 2015.
  • Weight 1.8kg (4lb).

BKGP1 - Edda Book by Snorri Sturluson:
£35.00 (US$ | €)

BKGP2 - Viking sayings book

BKGP2 - Viking sayings book

"The sayings of the vikings" book - a new readable English translation of the Havamal by Björn Jonasson.

  • A translated English interpretation of the original Havamal!
  • A 92 page handy size guide in a new readable English translation.
  • Comprehensive wisdom on how to manage in everyday life in Viking times and still used today!

BKGP2 - Viking sayings book:
£10.00 (US$ | €)

BKGP3 - Viking Runes Book

BKGP3 - Viking Runes Book

"A little book about the runes" - A small hardback pocket guide on the Futhark runes by Björn Jonasson.

  • A 59 page handy size guide in a new readable translation.
  • The Futhark runes were used from around 800ad in Scandinavia and consist of 16 separate runes.
  • This little book explains the uses and origins of each rune.
  • Comes complete with an old Norse runic verse to help you along.
  • Dimensions: 11.5 x 17cm (4.5 x 6.7")

BKGP3 - Viking Runes Book:
£10.00 (US$ | €)