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The Nornes at Yggdrasil Acrylic Print

The Nornes at Yggdrasil Acrylic Print

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In Norse mythology, the Norns and Yggdrasil are both significant elements that are closely connected to the fate and structure of the cosmos. 

The Norns are a group of three female beings who are often depicted as powerful and ancient sisters. Their names are Urd (meaning "Past"), Verdandi (meaning "Present"), and Skuld (meaning "Future").

The Norns are responsible for weaving the threads of destiny, shaping the lives and fates of all beings in the cosmos, including gods, humans, and creatures.

They reside at the roots of Yggdrasil, the World Tree, where they draw water from the well of Urd (Urdarbrunnr) to nourish the roots of the tree. This water symbolizes the source of fate.

The Norns' actions are often associated with the idea of "Wyrd," which represents the inexorable fate and destiny that governs all existence.

Their presence highlights the concept that fate and destiny are inescapable, and even the gods themselves are subject to their workings.

Yggdrasil is the immense World Tree in Norse cosmology that serves as a central axis connecting and sustaining the nine realms of the cosmos.

It is often depicted as a massive ash tree with roots that extend into various realms. Three of its roots are particularly significant: one in Asgard (the realm of the gods), one in Midgard (the realm of humans), and one in Helheim (the realm of the dead).

Yggdrasil represents the cosmic order and the interconnectedness of all life and existence. It is a symbol of balance and harmony in the Norse universe.

The well of Urd (Urdarbrunnr) is located at the base of Yggdrasil. It is the well from which the Norns draw water to nourish the roots of the tree and weave the threads of destiny.

The top of Yggdrasil reaches into the heavens, and an eagle resides there, while a serpent gnaws at its roots. This imagery symbolizes the constant tension and balance between order and chaos in the cosmos.

Together, the Norns and Yggdrasil represent the interconnectedness of all life and the role of fate and destiny in Norse mythology. The Norns, with their weaving of destiny, remind us that all beings are subject to the inexorable forces of fate, and Yggdrasil serves as the cosmic structure that binds the realms together and maintains balance in the universe. These concepts are fundamental to understanding the Norse worldview and the cyclical nature of existence in their mythology.

Acrylic prints add depth and impact to any artwork. Built to last and guaranteed to add an element of sophistication to any space, these are lightweight, shatterproof, and temperature-resistant, making them easy to mount on your walls. They are made from high-quality materials, can maintain their vibrant colors and crisp details for years.


  • The crystal-clear acrylic prints are approximately 4mm /0.15" thick and feature straight-cut corners for a sleek and modern finish.
  • Transparent background is not supported, and the background color will be white if no color information is provided. This ensures that the images are showcased in the best possible way, with vibrant colors and enhanced detail.
  • We include hanging hardware with screws for easy installation. With a screw hole in each corner, regardless of format, the center of the hole is positioned approximately 14mm /0.55" from each edge in each corner. The screw hole diameter is 8mm /0.31", and the diameter of the head of the screw is 15mm /0.6".
  • Sizes may vary slightly by region. For the US and Canada, the measurement is in inches, while for the rest of the world, it is in centimeters.
  • Artist: Line Heggelund
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