Nice 10th 12th century Scandinavian Viking silver wirework finger ring size 12
This is an ancient Scandinavian Viking silver finger ring, dating to the 10th - 12th century A. The ring is formed from two four silver wires expertly twisted together, the terminals hammered and welded (to enable the ring to be adjustable). The form of the ring is a miniature version of Viking-period gold and silver neck- and arm-rings of around the 10. Centuries, like those from Skaill, Orkney, and Wipholm, Germany. As noted by the Finds Liaison Officer, Stephanie Smith, a close parallel from near Wold Newton, North-East Lincolnshire has been recently reported as potential Treasure Treasure ref. DUR-A1E866 and a slightly more elaborate version from Boynton near Bridlington, East Yorkshire, incorporating a beaded wire, was reported as Treasure in 2007. Portable Antiquities and Treasure Annual Report 2007. This type of ring appears to have continued in use into the 12.
Century, or perhaps slightly later F. Symboler i guld og sølv. 8, 10, and 13; J. The Cuerdale Hoard and related Viking-Age silver and gold from Britain and Ireland in the British Museum.
London, British Museum Press, 107-108. 10th - 12th century A.
27mm x 30mm x 6mm. This is not a British find! This ring is unconditionally guaranteed to be ancient and to date from the period described. A certificate of authenticity will be supplied on request. The item "Nice 10th 12th century Scandinavian Viking silver wirework finger ring size 12" is in sale since Tuesday, May 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Viking". The seller is "wear-the-past" and is located in Bath.
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