VIKING LUNAR/ASTROLOGICAL PENDANT C.900-1000 AD
Gilt bronze, 1" 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. This example, is over 1” wide and fashioned as a crescent moon with the tips expanded representing Sol the sun and Mani the moon. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored. Comes gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.