The Vegvisir symbol is very old and sacred. Viking and Norse sailors used this symbol as it was believed to show the way back home and protect them from storms. This is why it is also said to be a viking compass. It is also a spiritual compass that guides your heart and steps to make the right choices. Also if you have lost yourself and your faith, Vegvisir will help you find yourself again. Originally the symbol comes from Iceland. Famous singer BjÃ¶rk has tattood the symbol on her arm. This pendant has also runes around it. Runes were viking alphabet, but they were much more than just letters. Each of the symbol had it’s own magic meaning, runes were used to write down stories, fulfill different goals, they were also used to read someone’s fate. Pendant is made from 925 Sterling Silver and chain is made from stainless steel. The chain is 22 inches long.