ANCIENT VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, C.850-1050 AD
Classic heart form. just over 3/4" total heigh. High round edge scrolling at the top forming the cusp. The field with a trefoil, a favorite Viking form. Good high relief. 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 neck chain for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.