Hammered Symbols

by Rienthaler, Gustl
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The need to adorn one's self and to protect ourselves from the influences of evil forces and misfortune is as ancient as the history of mankind. Hence people even decorated everyday objects with symbols and protective signs. August Reinthaler's detailed descriptions and quality drawings of the tools in his extensive collection make this a valuable and informative text book.

Format: Softcover.  Dimentions: 6"x 8 1/4"   Pages: 150    Illustrations: 446

Long ago, Blacksmiths in the Alps used to decorate tools, especially axes, with symbols and signs of blessings. This small book contains many of these patterns.

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Author Rienthaler, Gustl
Publisher Gustl Reinthaler
Format Softcover
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