Over ¾” height, gilt bronze of exceptional form, cusped top and pointed bottom with high rounded border. The field with symmetrical transverse motif very like a human skeleton and possibly representing that. Made by the open mold process. For Vikings, the heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, attributes of the warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the gold restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity.