Urnes brooch modelled on an English find from Wisbech, 12th century.
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.
- Large Viking dragon brooch with Urnes dragon design.
- Can be used alone or as a pair.
- Diameter 44mm (1.75").
- Available in bronze or 925 tserling silver.