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

VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH, 850-1050 AD

B9134

Regular price $315.00 Sale

Just under 1 3/4” (1.73”) width, oval form with reeded scroll terminals. Use of the helix or spiral which was a favorite Viking form. Original cross pin. 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 silver surface renewed. On an 18” modern Sterling silver mounted polished leather neck cord for modern wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.