ANCIENT VIKING GILT HEART RING C.900-1050 AD
Size 10 ¼. 20.2mm inner diameter. Band is 4.3mm wide. Half inch finely formed heart with dotted line decoration. Rounded undecorated band save for double line decoration on either side of the heart. Mild surface wear 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 gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.