VIKING TWISTED RING C.850-1050 AD SIZE 8 ¾
Size 8 ¾. 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 for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.