Early example of the fully evolved form. Raised border with quartered nubs. The cusped top heart formed by an interior border continuing into the field as scroll terminals above addorsed foliate motifs. Made by the open face mold with central trefoil motif. Just over 3/4” height. 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 restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.