Algiz ᛉ / Z Algiz is a rune with many meanings, names, and connotations. In Proto-Germanic, it goes by the name Elhaz or Algiz, both of which mean“elk”. This rune symbolizes the largest and most robust of the male deer, mirroring the antlers in shape and meaning. Algiz represents defense, vitality, strength, protection, health, fertility,... Continue Reading →
ᚠ: Lords of wealth, And Earthly stride, Pave the way, Where wagons ride. ᚢ: Drinking from, Those robust horns, Wild, merry, Fighting forms. ᚦ: Building high, Crumbling low, Bushes prick, Protect from foe. ᚫ: In the chest, There lies a flame, Howling wind, Calls the name. ᚱ: While in motion, Keeping wits, Travel far, On... Continue Reading →
Authority from Within
As the path of Odin, Shiva, Socrates, Lucifer, Buddha, and many others will reveal: authority, truth, and wisdom reside in our core, lying within us. Through the emulation and understanding of these most invulnerable and permanent forms, the essence of the Self stirring within every human incarnation, we get a glimpse into a higher, more... Continue Reading →
Irreplaceability, Mastery, and Glory
All men really want is to be irreplaceable. Mans higher purpose is to become a master of something… a professional at X, a genius on Y, an authority on Z. When it comes down to it, men want nothing more than to become irreplaceable. They want to know that no one can fill their shoes;... Continue Reading →
For those that don’t know, my better half and I run a small Pagan oddities shop called Algiz Maenon. We carry animal bones, handmade runes, raw materials, books, music and more. Check us out via the “Bones and Craft” link in the menu.
Wisdom of the Futhark
ᚠ: Fehu is resource, wealth, and abundance. ᚢ: Uruz is oxen, pride of the marshes. ᚦ: Thurisaz builds it, and also destroys. ᚫ: Ansuz is wisdom, wind of the body. ᚱ: Raido is wagons, rhythm of seasons. ᚲ: Kenaz the torch-light, fire of knowledge. ᚷ: Gebo the crossing, of gifts between friends. ᚹ: Wunjo is... Continue Reading →
Second Edition of ‘Runes, Bindrunes and Hahalruna: European Sorcery and Divination’ Out Now!
Pleased to announce that edition two of “Runes, Bindrunes and Hahalruna: European Sorcery and Divination” has been published and is now available worldwide via Amazon. Personal copies have been ordered and should arrive in the next couple weeks. This version includes a new cover, new chapter covering the Younger Futhorc runes, new bindrunes, and various... Continue Reading →
Algiz – Rune of Protection
Algiz is a rune of great protection and luck. It is a beacon of superior health, strength, life force and vitality. Algiz represents the Elk and its’ immense power and energy, a living example of sovereign health and endurance. The powers of this rune are extremely beneficial when summoned and will protect you in endeavors of... Continue Reading →