Mythenweg: Draupnir Picture

In norse mythology Draupnir (old norse: "the dripper") is a gold ring possessed by the god Odin with the ability to multiply itself: Every ninth night eight new rings 'drip' from Draupnir, each one of the same size and weight as the original. -> Inspiration for Tolkien's work

Draupnir was forged by the dwarven brothers Brokkr and Eitri (or Sindri). Brokkr and Eitri made this ring as one of a set of three gifts which included Mjöllnir and Gullinborsti.

The ring was placed by Odin on the funeral pyre of his son Baldr.


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