FINE VIKING HEART PENDANT C.900-1000 AD
Slightly over 3/4" height, elegant form with addorsed spikes or horns to the top, and sixth point nubs below center. Field with raised central cusped heart. A heart within a heart! Delicately beaded surround. 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 contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.