FINE VIKING LUNAR PENDANT C.800-900 AD
Gilt bronze. 1 1/2” 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 silver overlay restored, on modern sterling silver chain for contemporary wear.