Hammer and Sickle, Soviet Union’s / USSR’s Symbol and Its Meaning

2017-12-05T02:58:12+00:00 Categories: Symbols and Meanings|Tags: , , , , , , |

The hammer and sickle reminds most people instantly of Communism, of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), and probably also the color red. It has long been a symbol of the power of the common people working with their [...]

Vegvisir, The Symbol of Guidance and Protection & Its Meaning – The Viking Compass/Runic Compass

2017-12-05T20:54:23+00:00 Categories: Symbols and Meanings|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Vegvisir, also known as the runic compass or the Viking compass made of eight Viking rune staves, is a symbol of protection and guidance believed to be used as a compass by Vikings. The word vegvisir means ‘wayfinder’ and [...]