ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, C.850-1050 AD
Classic heart form. 5/8" in total height. Low round edge scrolling at the top forming the cusp. The field with a pentafoil, a favorite Viking form. addorsed scrolls to the lower half. 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 24karat gold restored on a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.