Part Number: PD 1220512
Product Description: In Norse mythology, Thor is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lighting, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing, healing, and fertility. (Italicized print is a modified excerpt from Wikipedia). The oak tree is believed the only tree that can withstand multiple lighting strikes. This belief may be the basis of its association with the mythologies of Thor. There are many version of Thor’s hammer in literature and on the market as jewelry. If you want a $15 Thor’s hammer there are many options, (go for it) if you like wearing pot metal or brass. You can certainly find less expensive products than Oakwood’s.
Oakwood has developed this version of Thor’s hammer as a pendant in recognition of it’s semi-spritual place in many ancient and current cultures. We think families are looking for keepsakes to help bind their themselves to their native culture. The back side is clear, flat and can be engraved enabling you to create a family heirloom to hand down through generations.