FINE VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, 10TH-11TH CENTURY AD
Just over 5/8" width. Broad heart with broad borders forming the top cusp and extending into the field as scroll terminals over the raised trefoil. Made by the open face mold technique. 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 overlay restored on a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.
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