RARE VIKING WOMAN WARRIOR'S BRACELET PENDANT NECKLACE

$155.00
10th-11th century AD. Vikings were highly skilled metallurgists, and as a result, breaking metal had supernatural significance for them. Breaking ringjarn (iron rings) as shown on the Larbro Stone, was thought to destroy the spirits of enemies. Similarly, Viking weapons and accouterments were broken for burial with their owners. This is the broken end of a fine Viking woman warrior's bronze bracelet. It is about 5/8” x 1 1/8”, slightly tapered. It is a woman's bracelet, broken in the warrior’s funerary process and the end curled after breaking. It is well documented that women fought alongside men and women's burials containing swords, other weapons and armor are documented. The surface is worn form use and textured from burial.  It was handcrafted by a Viking artisan 1000 years ago, worn by a Viking woman warrior and broken as part of her funerary ritual!  It has been professionally refurbished with the silver surface restored and mounted to an 18” Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. It comes with certification of authenticity, and jewelry gift box.
Item ID: B6667

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RARE VIKING WOMAN WARRIOR'S BRACELET PENDANT NECKLACE

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