VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH NECKLACE, 850-1050 AD

$210.00

Worn in numbers on the surface of the jerkin, these small metal brooches provided a measure of protection against sword cuts and, in fact, were a form of armor. See current Public Television programming for documentation of these in action. As protectors, they also held spiritual significance for the warrior. Just under 1” greatest dimension, wreath form with inner ring and foliate body producing a scalloped edge. Taperd cross pin. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold overlay restored, on a gilt neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.

Item ID: A7003

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VIKING PROTECTIVE BROOCH NECKLACE, 850-1050 AD

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