5/8” width, slightly domed with a broad foliate border and central trefoil motif. Fully cusped top. The foliate trefoil was a very popular motif for Viking hearts. The form of the heart is natural as in the body rather than stylized with the top cusp. Both forms are used profusely in Nordic literature. The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the silver restored on a sterling silver neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.
Stock Number: UC8508

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