Runes are an Alphabet used by Ancient Scandinavian tribes about 2000 years ago. Runes are not only letters, but also magical symbols. Runes were used for divination, to attract good fortune and to provide protection from various evil forces and events. Love, good luck, protection against evil etc. are as important today as they were centuries ago. Runes engraved on the gemstone makes it a very powerful talisman.These runes are sold in packs of 25. A description of what each symbol means is included.