Dragon Pewter Tankard/Mug

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There are three dragons primarily represented in Norse mythology, Nidhogg (or Nidhoggr), Jormungand (or Jormungandr), and Fafnir.

Nidhogg, according to the Voluspa, is a dragon that lives under the roots of Yggdrasil (the world tree that connects the nine worlds of Norse mythology) and eats the corpses of the dead.

Jormungand (pronounced “YOUR-mun-gand;” Old Norse Jörmungandr, “Great Beast”), also called the "Midgard Serpent,” is a snake or dragon who lives in the ocean that surrounds Midgard, the visible world. So enormous is he that his body forms a circle around the entirety of Midgard. He’s one of the three children of Loki and the giantess Angrboða, along with Hel and Fenrir.

In Norse mythology, Fáfnir (Old Norse and Icelandic) or Frænir is a son of the dwarf king Hreidmar and brother of Regin, Ótr, Lyngheiðr and Lofnheiðr who is transformed into a fearsome dragon. 

The dragon has been sculpted with amazing detail to for the handle of the tankard with the wings continuing on the body of the tankard. Made in Sheffield, this striking tankard comes in a black gift box.

Details:
Capacity: 600 ml (just over 1 pint) 
H: 130 mm
W: 145 mm
D: 105 mm
Weight: 362 g
Materials: Pewter
Dispatch time 1 - 2 working days