SUPERB VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH NECKLACE, 850-1050 AD
Gilt bronze, omega form with faceted cubical terminals. The semicircle with narrow outer edge and decorated in scale motif. The cross with broad base below a scaled swell and tapered pin. the reverse hollowed to reduce weight and indicative of construction by the lost wax method. The surface restored with 24karat gold. Mounted on a braided polished leather beck cord with gilt mounts. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity. Nothing short of stunning!