Borre Kaupangen 2014 CE (part three)

borrekaupang2borrekaupang13Carved skulls everywhere! My head was turning like I had gone completely bonkersborrekaupang7
These had some serious witchy vibes about them. 
borrekaupang15Uffe, I don’t know if you’ll ever read this, but if you do :
Thank you for being such a sweetheart.
Statues, some of our gods
This whole outfit is hand sewn by me. 100% linen, and 100% herringbone wool.

Damask. Weapon porn.
What is chair, and what is dog?
Mad viking pose-maidens game on!
My lovely ladies Silje and Vigdís
Oh, if I could just take all of you home….
….I just want to put you up on my wall…
What caused his mysterious smile? It might have been that a norse muse whispered lyrics softly to his ears, or it might have been the ecco of a tone from ancient history.. Then again, he might just have been happy and content to be;)  (Or all of the above)
Mjødurt, Meadowsweet
borrekaupang1Tathariel’s glorious viking bling.
Yes, she has the bronze one, and I have the silver one. We’re so much like sisters you would almost not believe it. kaupang6Details, Saga Oseberg (reconstruction of the Oseberg Ship)

I promised to deliver a blog post today, and here it is. Borre Kaupangen was aesthetically beautiful as ever, and I was in awe of all the glory to behold. This viking marked is held every two years at the site of Borrehaugene where one can see many viking graves. It is wonderful, heartwarming and relaxing to take part in this market, and I strongly recommend it. There are so many good people there to bring forth laughter and smiles. I adore you all! This year, the camp rules were a bit strict due to some unfortunate events that happened last market (I do not know the nature of these events, and it is not in my place to speculate about it). Some of my friends and I were asked to leave the festival as we were not officially registered as party participants at the gilde. We felt a bit sad about being asked to leave, but this quickly turned as many friends clearly expressed that they wanted us there. So… regardless of strict rules, we just stayed and participated in the magical ceremony of the night. Einar Selvik from Wardruna performed Helvegen. on top of one of the viking graves (video by Espen WinPics underneath)

I must say thank you to all the lovely blog readers who came up to greet me. You truly make every market very special and you are all oh so dear to me. Thank you for reading, and thank you for all the warmth and kind words you grant me.

“Deyr fé,deyja frændr,deyr sjalfr it sama,ek veit einn,at aldrei deyr:dómr um dauðan hvern.” ~Hávamál, 77.

~Sól, The Viking Queen


5 thoughts on “Borre Kaupangen 2014 CE (part three)

  1. Er så glad for at vi fekk oppleve Borre Kaupangen saman 🙂 Og blotet på gravhaugen gir meg framleis frysninger når eg tenkjer på det.. så spirituelt og vakkert ❤

  2. Hi! Question about the narrow chairs in the first photo…any idea who’s booth that was or what those chairs are called? They are different than normal “viking chairs” and I want to make one! Thank you!

    • Sadly, I don’t have that information. There is just too much glory to behold to remember all the booths and artist’s names. Will make sure to notify you in case I meet him/her again! Good luck with your creations.

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