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VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 850-1050 AD - Picardi Jewelry
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 850-1050 AD - Picardi Jewelry
CRUSADER'S CROSS PENDANT NECKLACE, 11TH-13TH CENTURY - Picardi Jewelers
CRUSADER'S CROSS PENDANT NECKLACE, 11TH-13TH CENTURY - Picardi Jewelers

VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 850-1050 AD

B9711

Regular price $265.00 Sale

Rare variation of lunar form. Over 1 1/8” (1.16”) diameter with offset inside circle forming a large elegant crescent. Worn in numbers on the leather war jerkin, at an ounce each, a few pounds could be added providing significant protection against sword blows. See current Public Broadcasting for Vikings wearing a protective brooch. Light texture from burial and the 24karat gold surface renewed. Mounted with an 18” modern gilt Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.