Replica of a Swedish Viking brooch now in the Lund museum, 11th century.
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 Ringerike design.
- Can be used alone or as a pair.
- Width 45mm (1.75 inch), height 30mm (1.2 inch).
- Made to order in 3-7 days in bronze or silver.