the dictionary of norse mythology


BRISINGAMEN Brisings' Necklace The golden necklace given to the goddess freya by the four dwarfs alfrigg, berling, dvalin, and grerr. It is not known who the Brisings were. Freya was the god-dess of fertility a necklace is often used as a fertility symbol. Freya lends the necklace to the god thor in The Theft of Thor's Hammer.

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