VIKING ROPED OR TWIST RING, C.866-1067 AD, SZ 9 1/2
Cambridgeshire, England. Size 9 1/2 with bold twist motif 2/3 its circumference. The bottom is 1.6mm thick expanding to 2.6mm at the top. The spiral or helix was a favorite Viking form. Some wear from their working life. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold overlay restored. Vikings exchanged wedding rings on the pommel of the groom's sword.
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