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Gunhild - Drakkar Viking Ship Candle Holder, Made to Order, Forged Steel.

Details

Hand-Made Forged to order, Takes 2-3 weeks to make.

Length/Height 30cm x 24 cm
Weight 1kg

History

Viking ships were marine vessels of unique structure, built by the Vikings during the Viking Age.

The boat-types were quite varied, depending on what the ship was intended for, but they were generally characterized as being slender and flexible boats, with symmetrical ends with true keel. They were clinker built, which is the overlapping of planks riveted together. Some might have had a Dragon's head or other circular object protruding from the bow and stern for design, although this is only inferred from historical sources. Viking ships were not just used for their military prowess but for long-distance trade, exploration and colonization.

In the literature, Viking ships are usually seen divided into two broad categories: merchant ships and warships. These categories are overlapping; some kinds of merchant ships, built for transporting cargo specifically, could also be used as warships. The majority of Viking ships were designed for sailing rivers, fjords and coastal waters, while a few types, such as the knarr, could navigate the open sea and even the ocean. The Viking ships ranged from the Baltic Sea to far from the Scandinavian homelands, to Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Newfoundland, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea and Africa.

What are the shipping times?
This item takes a 3-4 weeks. We source the materials per order on this and hand carve the details. It is not made in a factory. Please keep in mind the time to make this item as well as delivery (1 week) before placing the order.Please review our Shipping Policy Here.


FAQ- Design, Source, & Delivery Process

  • Are Heimdallsworkshop items made in the U.S.A? Depending on the piece you order we have a team that works on your item in Texas, North Carolina, Ukraine, & Surat, India. The vast majority of our items are prepared in the U.S.A but we are currently working on hospitality projects with expert carvers in Ukraine and India.
  • Who designs the pieces? All of the designs are made by our team here in the U.S.A, however we take our inspiration from Norse and Viking mythology so the characters are not unique to us & are well known within the Nordic Mythology spectrum. We take their depiction from our research from various sources and then we sketch our own design and create a time-less piece that can fit into any modern or even ancient themed home!
  • Can I customize a product? We are currently limited on customization, however if you really need an item customized, we would suggest reaching our team well before the date that you would need it (At-least 2 months) as we would need to go through the entire process of design, fabrication, quotation and delivery for your specific piece.
  • How long will it take to receive my order? We work on each piece as it is ordered and individually. Depending on the item it takes any-where from 3-4 weeks to complete and ship. This also depends on the item you are purchasing our larger items generally can take up-to 5 weeks, while our Plates, Ladles, watches and candle holders can be finished and delivered within 2 weeks.
  • What shipping carriers do you use? We use UPS and if needed we use Fed-Ex.
  • Where does my order ship from? Depending on the piece your order will ship from either Dallas, Texas or our fulfillment center in Chicago, Illinois.

Maintenance, Orders and Returns.

  • How should I maintain my items? All of our items are coated with a protective food safe coating. They are definitely protected from spills and even food when it comes to our bowls (obviously). We always recommend doing a nice wipe down with a natural oil every now and then such as olive oil or mineral oil (it is not needed) but it is a great way to maintain our pieces.
  • Do you repair broken items? Typically we do not repair, we recommend if you purchase a higher end item from our store that you treat it with it's due right and take great care of it. 
  • Do you offer a warranty or returns? Yes. If an item does break or does not meet your expectations we do offer a full money back refund. We offer a 1 year warranty for items that are damaged, and offer a full 30 day money back refund if the item does not meet your expectations.


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