VIKING HEART PENDANT 850-950 AD
Just under 1 1/4” width, made by the open face mold method. Broad heart form with nubbed quarter points and of the slightly domed section. The form of the heart is stylized with the top cusp and bottom point clearly delineated. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Light surface texture from burial. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.