Viking pendant with beast inspired by the famous Viking brooch found at Lindholm Høje near Aalborg, Denmark. The original brooch dates to the second half of the 11th Century. Our Viking beast pendant is a perfect example of Urnes art featuring all the characteristics and elements of the particular style of art.
The pendant depicts a great beast fighting a serpent which represents the battle between good and evil, a concept which is often used in Viking jewelry with Urnes art. It is cast in bronze and comes with a leather cord of 1m.
- Design & Type: Viking Beast Pendant In Urnes Style, Historical
- Gender: Can be worn by men & women
- Material: Bronze
- Pendant size: 3,5 x 3 cm
- Cord: A leather cord of 1m is included (without clasp)
Jewelry crafting of the Viking age was an important part of the Scandinavian heritage. Vikings were skillful artisans of jewels, although to them they were not just jewels, they often worn pieces to pledge their loyalty, to showcase their status among the community and to honor their gods. Historical reproductions of jewelry is one of the ways we have nowadays to connect the ancient with the modern world.