VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 9th-10th CENTURY AD. - Fagan Arms
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 9th-10th CENTURY AD.
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 9th-10th CENTURY AD.

VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH 9th-10th CENTURY AD.

UC9584

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Just under 3/4” diameter, circular, rounded faces with ridged edge. Worn in numbers on the surface of the jerkin, these small metal brooches provided a measure of protection against sword cuts and, in fact, were a form of armor. As protectors, they also held spiritual significance for the warrior. See current Public Television programming for documentation of these in action. Surface lightly textured from burial and professionally refurbished with the silver  overlay restored, on sterling silver chain for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.