Algiz - Rune Featured
Runes have been in use for ages. They were basically used in magical charms because they were believed to have magical powers. Every rune that is known is associated with gemstones, crystals, tree, plants, shrubs, herbs, colors and elements.
Algiz is a rune that represents the alphabets Z and S. It is associated with the gemstone amethyst and the flower rush. The God linked with this rune is Heimdall. Algiz is ruled by the runic number 15 and the element air. It is a symbol of male polarity and the color gold is often linked with this rune. It corresponds to Cancer in astrology. It is also known as Eolh.
The word Algiz literally means pine woods or sedge reeds. It can also mean rapid development, protection and growth. It depicts a person with upraised arms and also elk’s antlers. The raised hands depict a protective gesture. The rune is that of protection. In the spiritual sense, it indicates reaching up to the divine power.
The rune also represents success and quick achievement of goals. It keeps a person alert and aware and protects one from attacks as well. It brings wisdom and clarity of thoughts in a person.