How do you extract woad?
To extract Woad you need to first infuse leaves in nearly boiling water – preferably soft water such as rain water. After ten minutes the leaves are removed and squeezed of any juice before being discarded on the compost pile.
How do you make woad powder?
Fill a mug-size container with boiling water and add 3 teaspoons of soda ash (it produces less froth than washing soda), dissolve well and let it cool slightly. When the woad extract liquid in the saucepan has cooled to 50°C, add the soda ash.
What is spectralite?
Spectralite (Thiourea Dioxide) is a replacement for Sodium Hydrosulphite / Thiosulphite used in vat dyeing, discharge printing and general colour stripping on cellulose and protein fibres. ... Spectralite is five times stronger than Sodium Hydrosulphite the alternative reducing agent.
Why do Vikings put blood on their face?
It was always important for the Vikings to be on good terms with the gods. In order to ensure that this was the case they made “blót” sacrifices. The blót was an exchange, in which they sacrificed to the gods in order to get something back in return.
Did Vikings really do blood Eagles?
There is debate about whether the blood eagle was historically practiced, or whether it was a literary device invented by the authors who transcribed the sagas. No contemporary accounts of the rite exist, and the scant references in the sagas are several hundred years after the Christianization of Scandinavia.
How do Vikings say hello?
Originally a Norse greeting, “heil og sæl” had the form “heill ok sæll” when addressed to a man and “heil ok sæl” when addressed to a woman. Other versions were “ver heill ok sæll” (lit. be healthy and happy) and simply “heill” (lit. healthy).
What does Skol mean?
Meaning. Skol (written "skål" in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish and "skál" in Faroese and Icelandic or "skaal" in transliteration of any of those languages) is the Danish-Norwegian-Swedish word for "cheers", or "good health", a salute or a toast, as to an admired person or group.
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