ANCIENT VIKING LUNAR/ASTROLOGICAL PENDANT C.850-950 AD
Classic crescent form with horns and dual circular pips at the top. Over ¾” height. Expert navigators, the constellations signified mystery and power to Vikings. The Moon was personified as Mani, brother to Sol the Sun, and is abundantly represented in Norse literature. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belt. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.