This symbol was carried for good luck. In pagan times people often carried small symbols of Thor with his hammer about their person for good luck. Thor is here seen holding his hammer called Mjoulnir, which is the most famous of all weapons in Scandinavian mythology. Thor primarily used his hammer in battles against trolls and other enemies of the gods. This item is handmade in Iceland. Silver chain is included. Size: Large: 5.2 x 2.5 cm / 2 x 1 inch. Small: 3.4 x 1.6 cm / 1.3 x 0.6 inches.