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Gripping beast brooch with dragon design, copied from a 9th century Norwegian pendant.

Viking brooches were used as clothes fasteners and worn as an ostentatious display of wealth. These Viking brooches take a variety of different forms incorporating dragons, wolves & mythical beasts into intricate knotwork designs. Viking tortoise brooches (also called turtle brooches) are worn in pairs on the front of a Viking woman's dress / hangerock and can be used to have a string of beads, charms & keys suspended between them.

  • Viking dragon brooch with Gripping Beast design.
  • Can be used alone or as a pair.
  • Diameter 25mm (1 inch).
  • Available in bronze or silver.