VIKING LUNAR PENDANT C.850-950 AD
Just under 1” wide. Crescent form with thick incised line forming a radial ridge. 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 belts, other clothing and horse harnesses. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Comes gift boxed with certification of authenticity.