VIKING SILVER RING WITH STONE

£195.00

Vikings of all different ranks, genders and professions wore jewellery as part of their everyday wear as well as to show spoils of war, wealth, prestige and personal ties.

A ring like this has a small stone in it which could have arrived to Scandinavia through trade. These accessories were very important to the Viking communities and you can have a piece of history in their hands by wearing a brilliant ring like this.

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Description

C. 900-1100 AD, Viking Age. A silver D-shaped hoop enclosing a circular bezel, set with a yellowish-green stone cabochon secured by four additional ‘arms.’. The Vikings are known as warriors but were also famed during the Middle Ages for the high quality of their intricate jewellery. Excellent condition; wearable.

Size: D: 16.92mm / US: 6 1/2 / UK: N; 11.9g

Provenance: Important London collection of Ancient art; formed in 1970-80s then passed by descent.

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Size

Small

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