FINE VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, 900-1000 AD
Slightly under 3/4" height including the suspension loop. Elegant cusped naturalistic form of low domed section with hand-engraved trefoil motif to the center. Hand engraved by a Viking artisan 1000 years ago! The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Mold made and in exceptional preservation. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold restored on a gilt neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.