VIKING HEART PENDANT 900-1050 AD
Slightly under 3/4” height, of broad form with raised edge, and central trefoil. Made by the open face mold method. Stippled ground with the relief surfaces quite smooth. For Vikings, the heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, attributes of the warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the gold restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.