RARE COPPER VIKING WEDDING RING C.850-1050 AD, SZ 10 1/2
4.4mm width with rounded face. Medial and edges lined defining two broad bands that are finely engraved in checkered or latticework. Exceptional quality. Fine rich red copper patina. Vikings were expert metallurgists. The use of pure copper is rare and suggests a supernatural significance as alloys were much more durable. See the reference image which shows the process. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.
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