The First of the Search from The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant
. Been drawing this stuff too much lately.
Definitely keeping the Norse/Viking influences in the designs concerning her culture, since the author clearly has drawn his inspiration from the J÷tnar/HrÝmthursar; they even have names like "Rime" (HrÝm) and "Frost-" in the later volumes. TF strongly reminds me of J÷tnar like Jßrnsaxa ('Iron-Seax').
Her sword is inspired by a Viking-age blade found in a Finnish warrior woman's grave. It belongs to one of the most beautiful prehistoric swords found in Finland.
(c) Stephen R. Donaldson