GOOD VIKING HEART PENDANT NECKLACE, 9th-10th CENTURY AD
Under 3/4” height including the suspension loop. Elegant form with broad raised scrolling edge surrounding foliate motif with double scrolls above. For Vikings, the heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, attributes of the warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with silver overlay restored on modern sterling silver neck chain. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.