Viking Gold Twisted Ring A Viking gold ring formed from two twisted wires, each comprised of two gold strands. The rings grad.. Product #: AH-561 Regular price: $1,850.00 $1,850.00 Sold
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Viking Gold Twisted Ring

Product Code: AH-561
Width: 2.5CM

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A Viking gold ring formed from two twisted wires, each comprised of two gold strands. The rings graduates towards the centre to form a plain, cylindrical shaft.

In Scandinavian society during the Viking Age, where men lived and died by their honor, great importance was paid to the idea of gifting: for the Vikings finger rings were not merely ornamental. Rings were often used to cement bonds of loyalty between a lord and his warriors and followers. Bestowing such gifts was a demonstration of wealth and power.

9th - 11th century AD

Provenance: Ex. Russian private collection, acquired before 1980.

UK ring size Q....

A Viking gold ring formed from two twisted wires, each comprised of two gold strands. The rings graduates towards the centre to form a plain, cylindrical shaft.

In Scandinavian society during the Viking Age, where men lived and died by their honor, great importance was paid to the idea of gifting: for the Vikings finger rings were not merely ornamental. Rings were often used to cement bonds of loyalty between a lord and his warriors and followers. Bestowing such gifts was a demonstration of wealth and power.

9th - 11th century AD

Provenance: Ex. Russian private collection, acquired before 1980.

UK ring size Q. Internal diameter 1.8cm.

 

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