VIKING TWIST MOTIF RING C.850-1050 AD SIZE 11 ½
Size 11 1/2. Narrow circular section band transitioning to the spiral twist motif iconic to Vikings. The spiral or helix had special significance, probably supernatural, to Vikings and was used extensively in jewelry and decoration. Its use may derive from plotting the stars. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.