Sterling Rune Heart Earring To bring courage and warmth. The Icelandic word Hjarta translates directly as Heart. This word immediately evokes thoughts of warmth and comfort, but it can also be interpreted as a summoner of courage. A symbol of fierce love and courage. Pure .925 silver to show the sharply defined symbol at its best. Heart Rune Earrings are rhodium coated to ensure lasting quality and brilliant shine. 3/4" long, not including wire. Earrings are gift boxed with an information card. Alrún is a small business based in Reykjavík, Iceland. Run by a husband-and-wife team, Alrún takes a new approach to a Nordic bindrune-making tradition that is over one thousand years old. The ancient Norse believed that a bindrune could intensify the meaning of a personal message and invoke its power in their lives. Our designs are expressive, and we want them to have a special place in your heart. We welcome you to discover connections to the past and share in the beauty of new tradition.