Perhaps the most common hand weapon among Vikings was the axe. According to Ancient scripts, axes were often named after she-trolls. Almost all axe's heads were inlaid, inscribed with various symbols and designs. On this Mammen style axe, there is the Elder Futhark Rune "Tiwaz" inscribed - the symbol of honor, justice, leadership, analysis and rationality.
The Ancient Vegvisir Compass - if this sign is carried, one will never lose one’s way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known.