VIKING HEART PENDANT 850-1000 AD
VIKING HEART PENDANT 850-1000 AD

VIKING HEART PENDANT 850-1000 AD

A1161

Regular price $185.00 Sale

Just under 7/8” height including the loop, made by the open face mold method. Heart form with nubbed quarter points and of the flat section. Pierced with a heart. The face hand incised with addorsed foliate sprigs. The form of the heart is stylized with the top cusp absent. Both forms are used profusely in Nordic literature. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Light surface texture from burial. Professionally refurbished with the silver surface restored on a sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.