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5 cm Viking Disc Urnes-style Brooches (set of 2) - Replica of Pitney Brooch

5 cm Viking Disc Urnes-style Brooches (set of 2) - Replica of Pitney Brooch

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Brooches were an important part of a Viking woman's wardrobe. These beautiful brooches feature two animals interlaced in an Urnes style design. They can be used to hold garments together or to hold strings of glass beads. Available as a set of 2.

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Diameter = 5 cm

This brooch is a copy of the "Pitney Brooch" held in the British Museums which can be seen here: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/H_1979-1101-1

According to them the brooch features an "...openwork design of a coiled, ribbon animal in combat with a snake...A snake's head with two prominent eyes, seen from above, bites the animal's neck." It was manufactured in the late 11th century


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