VIKING HEART PENDANT 850-950 AD
Charm size. Natural heart form, just 4/10” height plus the suspension loop. The field with trefoil foliate motif. Surface worn from burial and professionally refurbished with the 24k gold overlay restored. Gift boxed with a certification of authenticity. For Vikings, the heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the warrior. It is said that Hrungnir, with whom Thor dueled (assisted by a sorceress), had a heart of stone.