There are several mentions of Freyja’s necklace, Brísingamen, in the mythology. Here are the ones that I can recall.
In one of the poems of the Poetic Edda, Thor borrows Freyja’s necklace to pretend to be her for the wedding to get his hammer back (and Loki was instrumental in keeping Thor’s secret identity hidden).
And of course, Loki stole the
Heimdall then also turned into a seal to fight Loki and won.
Heimdall returned the necklace to Freyja.
But the origin of Freyja getting the necklace is from her asking the 4 dwarves for it, and she was willing to pay gold, but the dwarves wanted more. They each wanted a night with her.
When she returned home, Loki knew about what she’d done and told Odin.
Odin commanded Loki to steal the necklace, and Loki complied.
The next day, Freyja noticed that her necklace was indeed missing, and she knew Odin had something to do with it. She asked him for it back.
Odin said he’d only give it back to her if she made two kings, served by 20 kings, to fight each other forever. She agreed and received her necklace back.
The necklace is thought to have been made out of amber. It must have been very beautiful for all the trouble.
The other interesting point is that not only could Loki
There is so much to this goddess that compels me to dig deeper. Maybe if time allows this weekend,
Please note: It is believed that Frigg and Freyja are the same goddesses, just in different forms. One interesting note is that Frigg means beloved. Maybe this is the name she received after rising to become the Queen of Asgard.