Pantheon: Norse
Titles: Shining One Over the Sea
Alternate Names/Spellings: Frey'a, Freyja, Gefjor, Gefn, Horn, Mardal, Mardoll, Menglad, Menglod, Moertholl, Sessrymner, Syr, Vanadis
Gender: Female

Freya is one of the Vanir, and the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. She is the sister/wife of Freyr, though she had many lovers, and the daughter of Njord. Freya owns the Brisling Necklace, which she got by sleeping with the Dwarves that made it. Amber and pearls are sacred to her.

In art, Freya is often shown wearing a robe made of feathers, and wearing the Brising Necklace. She may also be riding Gullin-Bursti, the golden boar owned by Freyr. Freya may also be seen wearing a helmet and breastplate.

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