VIKING HEART PENDANT C.850-950 AD
Early example of the fully evolved form with cusped top and nubs at the mid points. Stylized trefoil central motif. Made by the open face mold with central trefoil motif. Just over 3/4” height. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the gold restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.