Gripping beast brooch with dragon design, copied from a 9th century Norwegian pendant.
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 Gripping Beast design.
- Can be used alone or as a pair.
- Diameter 25mm (1 inch).
- Available in bronze or silver.