RARE VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 10th-11th CENTURY AD
Bronze, just over 1" diameter, the front in relied roped motif (worn from burial)h. The back flat. Worn in multiples attached to leather or heavy wool jerkins, this example is easily capable of absorbing a sword blow without failure. Good iconic representative of these protective dress accessories. Surface lightly textured from burial and professionally refurbished with the pure silver surface restored. Suspended from an 18” Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.
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