ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT 866-1067 AD
¾” height. Hollow domed heart form with high relief scrolling foliate design. Foliate designs were favored by Vikings and incorporated into about half of heart pendants. Mild surface wear and piercing to the lower left edge 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.