My first official Scandinavian knife with 6 Runes etched onto the blade. Was aiming for a "Rustic" blade look. Model: "6 Elders" Steel: Steel: 80CrV2 high carbon Handle: Elk Bone, Desert Ironwood, Red Exotic Burl and copper spacers. Runes: Thurisaz - Thor's Protection... Ansuz - Odin's Rune of Power Elhaz - Rune of Activated Higher consciousness, protection, and confident warding away and destruction of harm and inimical forces. Tyr: The victory rune. Brings victory in contests, trials and legal judgments. An upholder of faith, steadfastness, and honor, and increases loyalty to higher ideals. Strengthens confidence during ordeals and competition. Invokes justice, maintains order, sustains promises and oaths and brings a lawful outcome. Heals, speeds and recuperation. Laguz - Holds both constructive and destructive power of the lunar tides. Increases intuition, psychic seer ship and clairvoyance. Mannaz - A Thought rune for increasing intelligence and intellectual power. Brings success in study and mental effort, aid in social integration and career potential, and a bringer of psychic harmony. Helps one to realize one's full human potential. Gains help from others.