ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE C.850-1050 AD
Classic heart form. Small size 0.56” width, just over ½”. The broad edges scrolling at the top forming the cusp and the top two members of the trefoil on the depressed field, a favorite Viking form. Good high relief. Surface worn from use and lightly textured from burial. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold restored on a gilt neck chain for modern wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.