RARE VIKING BEARD RING, 10TH-11TH CENTURY AD
Silvered bronze. Round, 1.7mm thick. 0.53" outside dimension. 0.33" inside dimension, 13.6mm outside, 8.5mm inside. The use of beard rings by Viking warriors is well documented but surviving examples are rare. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored. See the reference image which shows the process. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.