ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, C.850-1050 AD
Classic heart form. over 7/8” width. Near flat form incised with a large well-delineated trefoil, a favorite Viking form. The bottom element with an angular cipher, perhaps a rune. 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 pure silver surface restored on a Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.