VIKING HEART PENDANT C.900-1000 AD
VIKING HEART PENDANT C.900-1000 AD

VIKING HEART PENDANT C.900-1000 AD

FNS6996

Regular price $200.00 Sale

5/8” height, of fully developed form with cusped top and broad border terminating in scrolls at the top and flanking a vertical. The three elements in combination forming a trefoil. The foliate motif was very popular in Viking hearts with close to half of surviving examples displaying it. 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 overlay restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.