This classic norse god thor's hammer "mjolnir" ornament is handcast and hand-finished in solid american pewter with a shiny finish resembling antiqued sterling silver. This unique holiday ornament comes with a red satin ribbon ready to hang from your christmas tree or as a holiday decoration for your home. They also make terrific gifts. You and your loved ones can enjoy this lovely keepsake for years to come.All of our pewter is lead free, nickel free and cadmium free. A little history about thor's hammer. Thor is the red-haired and bearded god of thunder and war in norse mythology, the son of odin and jörd. His mjolnir also has the power to throw lighting bolts. To wield mjolnir, thor wears the belt megingjord, which boosts the wearer's strength and a pair of special iron gloves, jarn griepr, to lift the hammer.