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Drinking horns and stands: A journey into the past

Drinking horns are more than just containers for drinks; they are a symbol of history, culture and traditional craftsmanship. These horns, made from the horns of animals, were used centuries ago as ritual objects and objects of prestige. Join us on a journey through the history, meaning and modern use of drinking horns and their associated stands.

Historical background

The history of drinking horns dates back to the Bronze Age and is rooted in many cultures around the world. They were common among the ancient Greeks and Romans, the Scandinavians during the Viking Age and many other peoples. They served not only as drinking vessels but also as status symbols and were often richly decorated to show the wealth and position of the owner.

There are many stories and legends surrounding the drinking horn. In the Nordic context, perhaps the best-known drinking horn is that of Odin, the chief god of the Germanic pantheon, who drank from the Well of Mímir to gain wisdom.

Arts and crafts

The art of drinking horn making is complex and requires both skill and a deep understanding of the material. Each horn must be cleaned, shaped and polished before being used as a drinking vessel. can serve. Some are simple, while others are decorated with gold, silver and precious stones or have ornate engravings. These engravings can tell stories, depict battles, or simply serve aesthetic purposes.

The stand: A necessary companion

Every good drinking horn has a stand. Since the horns do not have a flat base, you will need a stand to keep them upright when not in use or between drinking sessions. These stands can be as elaborate as the horns themselves and are often made from wood, metal or even bone. A good stand should be stable and hold the horn securely, but also match the aesthetics of the horn.

Modern use

Even today, drinking horns still have a loyal following. They are often seen at historical reenactments, LARP events or medieval markets. They are also experiencing a revival in today's pop culture, fueled by films, series and books that revolve around Vikings and similar cultures.

In addition to their historical and cultural value, drinking horns are also practical. The horn's natural insulation keeps drinks colder for longer, and the unique shape of each horn makes it truly one-of-a-kind.

Care and preservation

Like any handmade work of art, drinking horns require care. It is important to clean them after each use and polish them from time to time to maintain their beauty and functionality. With proper care, a drinking horn can last a lifetime and be passed down from generation to generation.


Drinking horns and stands are more than just simple drinking vessels. They bear witness to a rich history that dates back thousands of years and represent the craftsmanship and culture of many peoples. Whether as a functional item, a decorative work of art or a connection to our ancestors - Drinking horns have an established place in human history.

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Drinking Horn "Unicorn" painted large

The drinking horn unicorn is a real eye-catcher. It has been carefully painted and polished to
to get a smooth and shiny surface. The horn is between 38 and 45 cm long
and therefore an imposing piece that combines elegance and style.

A special feature of the unicorn drinking horn is the use of food-safe
Beeswax embedded in the horn. This not only ensures an additional
protective layer, but also gives the horn a pleasant scent and a warm,
natural color.

The history of the drinking horn goes back a long way and has many meanings. Already
drinking horns were used as drinking vessels thousands of years ago. One of the oldest
Illustrations of a drinking horn is the Venus of Laussel, a limestone figure from France,
which was made about 25,000 years ago. Drinking horns were a part of the
in many cultures spread all over the world and were used in various rituals and festivals.

However, drinking horns are particularly well-known from Nordic mythology, as seen in the
Old Norse sagas have been handed down. Drinking horns play an important role here and
are often used as symbols of hospitality, community and togetherness
considered. They were also an important part of feasts and drinking sessions
the Vikings, who were known as brave warriors and seafarers.

The drinking horn unicorn pays homage to this rich cultural tradition and mythology
. It is not only an artistic work of art, but also a practical drinking vessel that you
for special occasions or just for a cozy get-together with friends
and family can use.

The use of food-safe beeswax to protect and refine the
Trinkhorn's unicorn is another notable feature. Beeswax is a natural
Raw material and has always been used for various purposes, including in
food processing. It forms a protective barrier that protects the horn from moisture
and other environmental influences, while at the same time providing a smooth and appealing

The unicorn drinking horn has been carefully painted and polished to make it a real
jewel. Every detail has been designed with a great love of craftsmanship to create a
to create a unique and aesthetically pleasing product.

The horn is between 38 and 45 cm long

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literary tradition is mainly the old Norse
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