VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH NECKLACE 10th-11th C.
Bronze, well over 1 1/4” diameter. Low rounded faces on both sides forming ridged edges. Textured from burial. Worn in numbers, these were decorative as well as serving as a measure of protection from sword blows. See multiple images for a similar brooch with a sword cut. Professionally refurbished with the pure silver overlay restored. On modern leather neck cord for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.
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