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VIKING PROTECTIVE JEWELRY, 850-1050 AD - Picardi Jewelers
VIKING PROTECTIVE JEWELRY, 850-1050 AD - Picardi Jewelers
VIKING PROTECTIVE JEWELRY, 850-1050 AD - Picardi Jewelers
VIKING PROTECTIVE JEWELRY, 850-1050 AD - Picardi Jewelers

VIKING PROTECTIVE JEWELRY, 850-1050 AD

B1161

Regular price $155.00 Sale

Silvered brooch, worn in numbers on the surface of the jerkin, to provide 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.  Slightly oval form, over 1 1/8” width with rounded face decorated in a series of indents forming a scalloped surface. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored, on a Sterling silver mounted polished leather neck cord for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.