(Draumstafur), "Super-binds" or workable "Helms of Awe"(Ægishjálmur). I invite input from anyone who has followed adifferent course and arrived at a successful conclusion.
Basic Principles of Sigil-Magic and the Galdrabók
As I interpret them, the designs contained within theGaldrabók are essentially a combination of classic 'Sigil-Magic' and standard runic-formulae taken to the extreme.The Icelandic magicians who composed the Galdrabók werecertainly familiar with both bodies of knowledge and Ibelieve that they combined them when they composed theirdesigns. Therefore, it is only through an understanding of these two forms of magic and how they interact together inthe Galdrabók, that I feel that it will begin to yield upits secrets.To accomplish this, we must examine the basicprinciples of Sigil-magic and how they were employed by theIcelandic magicians. For those who are already familiarwith such techniques, I must beg your indulgence and directyour attention to the points where Sigil-magic andGaldrabók designs intermarry. For others who are lessfamiliar with this subject, and desire to undertake a deeperstudy, I recommend Frater U.D.'s excellent work, "PRACTICALSIGIL MAGIC