ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE
Just under 5/8" height plus the suspension loop. The Viking heart in its fully developed form with a full cusp top formed by the scroll terminals of the broad borders which extend to become the top of the trefoil. Well rounded section, produced by the lost wax 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 24karat gold overlay restored on a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.