FINE VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE 900-1000 AD JEWELRY
Just under 1” height, of iconic form. Cusped top heart with medial scallops! Domed section, made by the open face mold process. For Vikings, the heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, attributes of the warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored which has taken on a fine antiqued patina. On a polished leather neck cord, shown separately, for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity. Charming.