ANCIENT VIKING ROPED OR TWIST WEDDING RING, SIZE 9 3/4
Cambridgeshire, England, 866-1067 AD. Oval form, size 9 3/4, 1.5mm at the bottom swelling to 2.2mm at the top. The top 2/3 is a modeled roped motif (some wear from its use in antiquity). The spiral or helix was a favorite Viking form. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold overlay restored. Vikings exchanged wedding rings on the pommel of the groom's sword. See the reference image which shows the process. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.
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