Jewelry: Viking Warrior's Heart RingDate: 850-1000 ADMaterial: Gilt bronzeSize: 10 1/2
Broad band tapering from the shoulders and supporting raised heart shaped bezel. The top with four hatched fields surrounding the center. For Vikings the heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the warrior. It is said that Hrungnir, with whom Thor dueled (assisted by a sorceress), had a heart of stone. The warrior's heart ring defines the very essence of his place in society and the spiritual world. Surface lightly textured from burial. Professionally conserved and refurbished with the gold overlay restored.
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