Circular bronze, just over 5/8” diameter. Circular with rounded faces meeting at a ridge to the outside. The surface with light texture from burial. Professionally conserved and the 24karat gold surface restored. On a gilt Sterling silver neck chain, gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity. 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. Delicate form and proportions. Jewelry gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.