FINE VIKING LUNAR/ASTROLOGICAL PENDANT C.800-900 AD
Gilt bronze, just over 1” width. Elongated crescent with terminals representing Sol & Mani (Sun & Moon) connected by a wave motif representing the sea. As expert navigators, the constellations signified mystery and power to Vikings. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belts, other clothing. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.