This hairpin is a replica of an historical original from the Viking city of Hedeby, modern day Germany. The pin has a dragon-shaped head.
Hairpins can be used to wear your hair up. They can be used as is, but they can also be used to pierce leather or metal products. The hairpins are also suitable to pin on a garment as a decorative piece of jewelry.
The Viking hairpin – Hedeby has a length of 13 cm and is 0.5 cm wide. The head is 2.5 cm at the widest point. The hairpin is available in the colours brass and silver.