Last year, I was asked if I had ever made a Viking Ship. Well, I now have a Viking Ship shimmer. It is fashioned after the Gokstad ship (below). Check HERE for information about this type of ship.
|The Gokstad ship, on display|
at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway.
The Viking Ship is a significant part of the history of Newfoundland. Here is a very brief comment about this part of our history:
L'Anse aux Meadows is an archaeological site on the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland (my home). 'Discovered in 1960, it is the most famous site of a Norse or Viking settlement in North America outside Greenland. This site dates around the year 1000. In 1978, it was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO.' If you are interested in finding out more about this early settlement, click on the previous link.
Here's my newest shimmer: