A shield-shaped replica brooch from the 10th century at Birka, Sweden. The piece incorporates twisting marten bodies, representing wealth and prosperity. It‘s made of solid, high-quality jeweler’s brass that’s non-toxic and easy to polish. The large-gauge steel back pin is hand-forged and ideal for securing heavy woven or knit fabrics, sweaters, cloaks and shawls.
1 1/2 inches in diameter
Birka grave no. Bj 1084