Jonas Lau Markussen

Urnes Style Chain Patterns



A set of 4 editable vector and Hi-res ornament designs



All the designs are based on the principles and characteristics of the actual Urnes styles ornaments from artefacts found predominantly in Scandinavia from c. 1050 – 1125.


The designs are perfect for your embroidery project as well as other craft and design projects where you want to add a touch of authentic Viking Age style.


The graphics set is available either for personal or commercial use.


If you find my work valuable please name a fair price. By purchasing these graphics you support my continued work. Thanks to you, I’ll be able to keep sharing the knowledge about the Vikings and Viking Age art for free.



What’s in the package


All 4 designs are available as


  • Vectorised EPS files.
  • Vectorised Adobe Illustrator files.
  • Vectorised PDF files.
  • Hi-res JPG files.
  • Hi-res PNG files.




Corners & Terminal Pieces Included


All four designs include corner and terminal pieces to make the running patterns suit your personal project whatever shape it may have.





Mix & Match To Fit Your Needs


All four chains are created in a congruent style to be used in the same overall designs, and three of the patterns can even be linked directly in numerous ways to create unique combinations of chains.





All 31 Individual Pieces Included In The Set


The set includes four chain ornament designs consisting of a total of 31 unique parts, which can be put together to form running patterns.





4 Versions For Ease Of Use


The set includes four different versions of the four chain designs; a coloured, a coloured with transparent background and a greyscale version for reference and use in graphic design projects, and an outline version on a grid for easy transfer to your craft project.







Personal use




Suggested price: $5



You can:


  • Use the designs in any way you want for your personal project.
  • Share it with your friends.
  • Use it for non-profit and educational purposes if you provide attribution (Jonas Lau Markussen).


You can’t:


  • Use it for any products made for selling.
  • Use it for any projects for which you earn any kind of commission.





Commercial use





Suggested price: $15



You can:


  • Use it for any commercial project or product.


You can’t:


  • Resell the files as is in any way (without applying them to your project or product).





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