Viking Roped or Twist Wedding Ring, C.866-1067 AD, Size 9 1/2
Cambridgeshire, England. Size 9 1/2 - 3/4 with bold twist motif over half its circumference, well delineated and preserved. The spiral or helix was a favorite Viking form. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored. Vikings exchanged wedding rings on the pommel of the groom 's sword. See the reference image which shows the process. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.