VIKING LUNAR PENDANT NECKLACE C.900-1000 AD JEWELRY
Silvered bronze. As expert navigators, the constellations signified mystery and power to Vikings. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belts, other clothing and horse harnesses. This example is just over 1" high with a crenulated central column superimposed on the ridged crescent moon, with expanded terminals representing Sol the sun and Mani the moon. The crescent encloses an elongated cone, crenulated to match. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored and mounted on a Sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.