Gilt bronze. Slightly under 1” width. Large broad form with double raised border surround and quartered nubs, the significance of which is now lost. Made by the open face mold technique. 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 gold overlay restored for modern wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.