Beads. Viking. Glass, gold foil, silver, rock crystal and carnelian. Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. SHM 34000:Bj 978
Viking age / Silver pendant/ Uppland
Viking beads / Uppland
We men are the monsters now, the time of heroes is dead, Wiglaf - The Christ God has killed it, leaving humankind with nothing but weeping martyrs, fear and shame. - Beowulf. Viking quote.
Birka, grave 557. "silver, glas, karneol: 2 hängen: 2 små ringar och glaspärla uppträdda på större ring; 1 hänge: avlång facetterad karneolpärla uppträdd på silverring. Ringar gjordes av räfflad silvertråd. " Viking age / Silver and pearl pendants/ Uppland
The Skråmstad Rune Stone, Haga, Uppland
Long Journey. Gandhara style Buddha found at the Iron Age settlement at Helgö in Uppland, Sweden (near Stockholm). He was made in India probably during the sixth century and was transported along the Silk Road to Europe and further north by a merchant as a gift to the prosperous inhabitants of Helgö.