FINE VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, C.900-1050 AD
Just under 7/8” width, made by the open face mold method with high relief decoration. Iconic form with the profile reflecting the incised trefoil within. The top of natural, uncusped form. Both forms are used profusely in Nordic literature. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Particular deep relief modeling crisply preserved. Light surface texture from burial. Professionally refurbished with the silver surface restored on a modern Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.
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