Gilt bronze, slightly over 1" diameter. Circular, with rounded cylindrical center curving to the edge ridge. Worn and textured from burial. 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. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored on modern leather neck cord. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity.Domestic: Flat-rate of of $9.95 (for one or more lots) to anywhere within the contiguous U.S. International: Flat-rate of $12.95 (for one or more lots) to anywhere in the worldLocation: This item ships from Michigan.
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