This design is replicated from several examples found in Norway, Sweden and Iceland, 9th - 10th century.
Tortoise brooches (also called turtle brooches) are worn in pairs on the front of a Viking woman's dress/hangerock. They usually have a string of beads suspended between them, complete with charms & keys.
- Openwork design keeps weight to a minimum and allows coloured cloth worn behind to show through.
- Come as a pair.
- Length 108mm (4.25 inch).
- Made to order in 2-3 weeks in bronze or silver.