Circular bronze, 1” diameter of roped or spiral twist motif which was favored by Vikings. Professionally conserved and the gold surface restored. On a modern black neck cord with gilt closure. Gift boxed with 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.