Viking Lunar Pendant, 10th-11th Century AD
Just under 7/8" height. Toothed edge circular form with a raised edge circle at the bottom defining a crescent moon with the tips touching, a common Viking image. The field with an abstracted foliate design. As expert navigators, the celestial bodies signified mystery and power to Vikings. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belts, other clothing and horse harnesses. The silver surface restored and with modern sterling silver ring. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity.