Gilt bronze. 1 3/8" height plus the ring. As expert navigators, the constellations signified mystery and power to Vikings. The top represents the constellations or the whole world as seen from the Earth. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belt. Typically, they were flat. This example represents the Moon in a full three dimensional form, perhaps alluding to its changing phases. They also included abstract references to Sol the Sun and Mani the Moon usually ball terminals to the crescent. This example, gilt bronze, professionally refurbished with the gold surface restored. Item ships one business day after payment.Domestic: Flat-rate of $9.95 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Flat-rate of $12.95 to anywhere in the world.
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