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Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches - Viking Brooches
Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches - Silver - Viking Brooches
Large Ornate Tortoise Brooches - Bronze - Viking Brooches

Large Openwork Viking Tortoise Brooches

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£280.00
Sale price
£280.00
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This design is replicated 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 inch).
- Bronze are often in stock, silver are made to order in 6-8 weeks.