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VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH PENDANT, 10th-11th CENTURY (8196075061422)
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH PENDANT, 10th-11th CENTURY (8196075061422)
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH PENDANT, 10th-11th CENTURY (8196075061422)
VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH PENDANT, 10th-11th CENTURY (8196075061422)

VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH PENDANT, 10th-11th CENTURY

B5425

Regular price $140.00 Sale

Circular bronze, just over 7/8” diameter (0.90”). Circular and circular section. The surface with light texture from burial. Professionally conserved and the silver surface restored. On a Sterling silver 18” neck chain, gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity. 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. See current Public Television programming for documentation of these in action. As protectors, they also held spiritual significance for the warrior. Delicate form and proportions. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.

 

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