FINE VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE C. 950-1050 AD JEWELRY
3/4” height, intricately detailed. Heart-shaped field with a beaded border surrounding a pierced heart. a heart within a heart! The broad rounded edges with nubs at the sixth points. Made by the open face mold technique. 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 for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity and a gilt mounted polished leather neck cord.