GOOD VIKING HEART PENDANT 9th-11th CENTURY
Gilt bronze, 3/4" wide. Interesting bow tie field with quartered nubs to the edge. Chevron incisions to the bottom quarter. The heart was an iconic Viking symbol. It stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the gold surface restored. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.