VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, 850-950 AD
Just over 5/8” height plus the suspension loop. Made by the open face mold method. Broad heart form made in three ranks and of the slightly domed section. The field with a stylized trefoil, retaining its delicate stipple fields. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. surface texture from burial. Professionally refurbished with the pure silver surface restored on a Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.