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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. 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: Kneppa means button in Old Norse language.
Measurements: Pendant 27.00 mm x 8.00 mm Chain 18" Note: 20" Chain available upon request.
Weight: 8.40 grams
Condition: Excellent Note: Artifacts should be treated as a luxury item. Can be worn with care.
Origin: Latvia Note: Found in ancient Viking settlement with a metal detector.
Date: 8th-11th Century