Ornamental upright replica of a runestone from Vik, in the Uppsala district of Uppland, Sweden.
Sweden has the largest number of surviving runestones than any other Scandinavian country, with around 2500 runestones discovered to present day. We have a selection of some of the most famous runestones from Sweden, scaled down so they can be displayed comfortably in your home as beautiful ornamental pieces. Each runestone is free standing and handmade in Sweden from a gypsum based material called marmorit and have the feel of real stone.
- The inscription reads: 'Olov and Gunnhild erected the stone after Gunne their son, and Kättel after his brother. Öpir carved the runes'.
- Height 13cm (5.1 inch), width 6cm (2.35 inch), depth 3cm (1.2 inch).
- Weight 285g (10oz).