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Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches
Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches
Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches

Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches

Regular price £299.00 Sale

This design is copied from several examples found in Norway, Sweden and Iceland, 9th - 10th century.

Tortoise brooches (also called turtle brooches) are worn in pairs on the front of a Viking woman's dress/hangerock. They usually have a string of beads suspended between them, complete with charms & keys.

  • Openwork design keeps weight to a minimum and allows coloured cloth worn behind to show through.
  • Come as a pair.
  • Length 108mm (4.25").
  • Made to order in 2-3 weeks in bronze or silver.