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Item Number:  PGP112

Gull Kneppa Ancient Viking 8th-11th Century Bronze Button Pendant. This wonderful pendant is crafted from bronze, featuring wonderful ancient bronze work and an aged patina.  This pendant is an actual button, which would have been possibly worn on a cloak, shirt, coat, pants or any article of clothing worn in the Viking era. The button is solid with a bale, allowing the artifact to be worn today a pendant.  It has a lovely aged patina , with traces of gold gilt. The button has been matched up to a bronze contemporary loop and bale, and woven through a contemporary black bronze chain.   The chain aesthetically works perfectly with the piece, and features a sturdy lobster claw clasp.  This rare piece is an amazing find, truly a desirable artifact for any collection. 

Note: Gull Kneppa means gold button in Old Norse 


Measurements: Pendant  27mm x 9mm    Chain 18"    Note: 20" Chain available upon request.  

Weight:  7.8 grams 

Condition: Excellent  Note: Artifacts should be treated as a luxury item. Can be worn with care. 

Origin: Latvia  Note: Found with a metal detector 

Date: 8th-11th Century

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