VIKING LUNAR/ASTROLOGICAL PENDANT C.850-1050 AD - Picardi Antiques
VIKING LUNAR/ASTROLOGICAL PENDANT C.850-1050 AD - Picardi Antiques

VIKING LUNAR/ASTROLOGICAL PENDANT C.850-1050 AD

JNS783

Regular price $145.00 Sale

Gilt bronze. Classic solid crescent form. 5/8" width. As expert navigators, the constellations signified mystery and power to Vikings. The Moon was personified as Mani, brother to Sol the Sun, and is abundantly represented in Norse literature. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belt. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored.