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Thor's Hammer Amulet - Ancient Viking 8th -11th Century Bronze Pendant. This wonderful artifact is crafted from bronze. Featuring an ancient Viking designing , and quality bronze work . The rare piece has a wonderful shape with an attractive carved out beaded frame. The patina on this amulet is gorgeous, featuring a stunning silvered bronze patina. The pendant has been matched up with a contemporary bronzed chain, and sturdy bronze loops and a bale. This rare piece would make a perfect unique gift or addition to any early collection.
Note: The Thor's Hammer is an ancient Norse symbol. In Norse mythology, Thor is the god of thunder and his hammer (called Nojölnir) has the power of lightening During the viking era ascendancy, miniature Thor's Hammers were used as religious amulets. This is a fine example with very nice detail.
Measurements: Thors Hammer (including bale) 40mm x 22mm Chain 18" Note: 20" Chain available upon request.
Weight: 9.7 grams
Condition: Excellent Note: Artifacts should be treated as a luxury item. Can be worn with care.
Date: 8th-11th century