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Horseshoe talisman


One reputed origin of the tradition of lucky horseshoes is the story of Saint Dunstan and the Devil. Dunstan, who would become the Archbishop of Canterbury in AD 959, was a blacksmith by trade. The story relates that he once nailed a horseshoe to the Devil's hoof when he was asked to reshoe the Devil's horse. This caused the Devil great pain, and Dunstan only agreed to remove the shoe and release the Devil after the Devil promised never to enter a place where a horseshoe is hung over the door. The lore seems infinite.

We at troll cunning forge custom make home blessing and protection shoes for hanging above the front and or back door, barn, shop, studio, or buisness. We can work with you to make a custom peice for your specific needs, using herbal quenches to fix the iron, as well as custom branding the shoe with a four to five letter word. Contact us for creating your custom talisman.