ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, C.850-1050 AD
Classic heart form. 3/4" in height. Central low domed heart in its fully evolved with cusped top and broad border. Broad heart-shaped edge. Central trefoil, a popular Viking image with supernatural significance, now lost. 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 silver surface restored on a Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.