Benefits of the Runes

Wearing Runes is an excellent way to manifest a desired influence or better connect with one of the God/desses. Wearing the entire Futhark Rune circle is not only protective but also a good way for those who are studying the Runes to keep the Runes close.

ELDER FUTHARK runes are generally carved as shown below. If you prefer a different order or rune variation, most requests can be accomodated, just ask.

YOUNGER FUTHARK runes are generally carved as shown below. If you prefer a different order or rune variation, most requests can be accomodated, just ask.

Runic quick reference-Elder Futhark

Listed here are some basic associations for the Elder Futhark runes, not at all intended as complete meanings or definitions... see the links page for more detailed reference sources.

Fehu (fee-ooo) wealth

Uruz (uh-rooz) strength

Thurisaz (thuh-ree-sahz) has both protective and destructive/cursing capabilities

Ansuz (ahn-sooz) communication/the God Odhinn

Raido (rye-doe) travel/control/The God Thorr

Kenaz (keh-nahz) knowledge/creative inspiration/enlightenment

Gefu (gee-foo) giving/recieving/relationships

Wunjo (wuhn-yo) winning/joy/happiness

Hagalaz (hah-gah-lahz) hail/chaos/change/The Goddess Hella

Nauthiz (now-theez) strong need/overcome major obstacle

Isa (ee-sah) ice/unchanging/stopped/protection through stasis

Jera (jeh-rah) year/good harvest

Eiwaz (eye-wahz) yew/world tree(Yggdrasil)/initiative

Pertho (pehr-thoe) chance/secrets

Algiz (ahl-geez) protection

Sowilo (so-wuh-low) glory

Tiwaz (tie-wahz) victory/justice/the God Tyr

Berkana (behr-kah-nah) birch/life cycle/nurturing

Ehwaz (eh-wahz) horse/journey

Mannaz (mah-nahz) person/partnership

Laguz (lah-gooz) lake/water/magician

Inguz (in-gooz) fertility/the God Freyr

Othala (o-thah-lah) inheiritance/property

Dagaz (dah-gahz) drastic change

Bindrune: a combination of (usually) overlapping runes, combining the energies of the runes for specific purposes

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