RARE VIKING BEARD RING, C.900-1050 AD
Silvered bronze, low rounded surface and flat faces. 1.9mm thick, 0.52" inside diameter, 0.61" outside. The use of beard rings by Viking warriors is well documented but surviving examples are rare. Rings of this size were used both in the beard and hair above the ears. Professionally refurbished with the pure silver overlay restored. See the reference image which shows the process. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.