Symbols of Frigg

Symbols of Frigg

by Jessica Pape-Green

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Hey, Best Witches! It's day 3 of the 30 Days of Deity Devotion, and we're keeping it short & sweet: Today we're listing the symbols of Frigg.

Look, it's not my fault this is the third post on the list. Anyway, we're doing this brainstorm style: no thorough research, just a list of every single symbol I can think of. So, without ado...

Symbols of Frigg

  • Keys
  • House
  • Hearth
  • Kitchen implements, especially those old iron stew pots and wooden spoons
  • Soapstone pots & dishes
  • Wooden implements
  • Fences
  • Wool roving, yarn, wool carders, looms, spindles, spinning wheels, distaff
  • Nettle (fiber & leafy food plant)
  • Flax (fiber & grain plant)
  • Ladies bedstraw (used for mattresses, flooring, dye, medicine; "Frigg's grass")
  • Sewing needles, thread, cloth, needle case, thimble, scissors
  • Embroidery needles, embroidery hoops or frames, embroidery thread, snips, completed embroidery
  • Crochet, knitting, & other yarn crafts (nalbinding is traditional to Scandinavia)
  • Babies, cribs
  • "Family" images, such as stick figure families, photos of your own family, etc
  • Common garden vegetables
  • Milk, cheese
  • Bread
  • Alcohol (beer or mead particularly)
  • Meadows, swamps, wetlands, rural areas
  • Fermented food
  • Stews
  • Traditional clothes, traditional fabrics
  • Brooms (vaccums, mops, & cloths are fine)
  • Images of caretaking
  • Apron
  • Head covering
  • Leatherwork
  • Home repair
  • Home decor
  • Images of women middle aged and older, especially women who lead similar lives
  • Bed linens
  • Medicinal plants
  • Dye plants
  • Soap
  • Children's clothes & toys
  • Traditional jewelry

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