Oval Brooch.  Copper alloy, gilt. Viking.  10th century.

Oval Brooch Date: century Geography: Made in Scandinavia Culture: Viking Medium: Copper alloy, gilt Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 x 1 x 4 in. x x x cm) Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pärlgarnityr with pärlspridare, fish head shaped pendants and beads

Pärlgarnityr with pärlspridare, fish head shaped pendants and beads Gotland…

Viking bronze artifacts -- grave finds from Norway, Finnmark, Vadsø; I think I could use my newly acquired chain maille skills for the chains.  I think a chain would be a nice contrast to the usual beaded "bling string."

Viking bronze artifacts -- grave finds from Norway, Finnmark, Vadsø; I think I could use my newly acquired chain maille skills for the chains. I think a chain would be a nice contrast to the usual beaded "bling string.

P-37 type tortoise brooches on display in the National Museum of Ireland. I love how they actually put the beads found in a particular burial together, so that one can see how many beads the deceased lady actually wore.

type tortoise brooches on display in the National Museum of Ireland. I love how they actually put the beads found in a particular burial together, so that one can see how many beads the deceased lady actually wore.

Viking equal-armed brooch. Bronze, iron, gilded. Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Viking equal-armed brooch. Bronze, iron, gilded. Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Original

"jellinge style brooch from Morberg (Buskerud), Norway (historisk museum, oslo Buskerud is bordering Vestfold"

SHM 2001-09-26  (CC-BY-NC-SA) Föremålsidentitet	181395 Inventarienummer	34000  |   Undernummer	 Bj 464 Landskap	 Uppland Socken	 Adelsö Lokal	 Björkö, Norr om Borg » Fornlämning (RAÄ)	 Adelsö 35:1» Föremålskategori	 Hantverk och redskap Sakord	sax Typ	bygelsax Del	 Material	järn, silverinläggning, textil Beskrivning	Sax med ring av silver och insmidda i skaften silverstrimmor. Texstilrester på bladen, hälvten av 1 bladet avbruten. Antal	 1 Antal fragment	 Vikt (g)	 Relativ datering	…

Oval brooches with snips (scissors) hanging from Viking "knitted" chain. Note how the chain is attached to one brooch, but passes through a wire ring attached to the second brooch. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 40

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