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Planning for a Viking send off

  Ian Uzzell, face of the Jorvik Viking Centre, is planning to go out in one of our Viking longboat urns according to the Northern Echo. Although they report ‘He has not yet decided what will happen to the boat.’ I guess the question is does he follow popular myth and iconography and go out…

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Viking Long Boat Urn: Video

We know a lot of you like the Viking Boat Urn. We also know that many want to know what it looks like and how it works. So we took one out to the beautiful Blagdon Lake in Somerset to show you. Here is the video. The boats are hand made to be fully biodegradable…

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Scattering ashes tradition – Is it Norse?

  Many cultures that use cremation instead of burial will scatter the ashes, but cremation is a ‘fairly’ new phenomena in the modern western society and scattering ashes, particularly in the UK, is even more recent. I was wondering where the western origins of the tradition might lie. So far I have come across one…

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