Viking turtle brooch – Finland

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Bronze viking turtle brooch, made after a 9th century original

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Description

This oval turtle brooch is based on an archaeological find from the 9th century in Finland. This brooch has characteristics of the so-called Jelling style.  

Turtle brooches were rather common brooches in the Viking period, and were around as simple versions, as well as elaborately decorated, jeweled pieces from precious metals. The turtle brooches were used to fasten the shoulder straps of women dresses. Women could hang one or more chains – decorated with all sorts of jewelry, trinkets, and small household items – between the pair of turtle brooches, for example using a chain divider

The Viking turtle brooch – Finland measures 6 x 3.8 x 1.8 cm and is available in bronze, as a silver-plated variant

Additional information

Dimensions 6 × 3,8 × 1,8 cm

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