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This is a stunning Borre style Trefoil brooch found in Wiltshire, one of over 20 on the Portable Antiquities Scheme's Database. To view the full record and associated metadata, go to

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Viking silver neck ring described as having woven strands and knobbed terminals. Dating to the tenth or eleventh centuries. Held in the Hunt Museum Collections.
HCA 452

Four gold neck-rings from Vulum, Malvik, Sør-Trøndelag on display in the Historisk museum, Oslo. Tenth or eleventh century.

Discovered in Öland, Köping in Sweden and dating to the Viking Age. It depicts a female figure in elaborate dress holding a cup or horn, and may represent a Valkyrie. For more images of this item, see…

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Four boat burials and several other burials from the period immediately before the Viking Age were found after a chance metal detector find in Bitterstad, Norway. Excavations on the site showed that the boats were c. 8m long with room for 12 rowers.…

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A well-equipped grave at Randers in Denmark included a brooch that was probably of Irish or Scottish origin.

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Souvenir Handmade Icelandic Magic Runes: Viking Runic Script. Various necklaces and jewelry featuring runes, Thor's hammers and replica animal bones. Found in a souvenir shop in Iceland.

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Disc-on-bow brooch, gilt copper alloy and garnet. Gotland, Sweden, 500-700 AD. Photographed at the Ashmolean Museum. AN1909.28

Openwork disc, copper alloy. Gotland, Sweden 500-700 AD. AN1909.96. Photographed in the Ashmolean Museum

Photographed in a souvenir shop in Reykjavik. The source for this image of Sleipnir is probably the Tjängvide image stone.

On sale in the Føroya Fornminnisavn (National Museum of the Faroe Islands)

Glass bead-making is one of the traditional Viking-Age crafts carried out at the Viking Marketplace in the Ribe Viking-Center. Colourful beads have been found throughout the Viking World, and were an important luxury item.For more information about…

Silversmith at the Viking Market at Ribe VikingCenter. Silver jewellery based on Viking-Age designs are produced using traditional methods and sold at the Viking Market in the Ribe VikingCenter. Silver (rather than gold) was used as the main currency…

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Bracelet from Memento Mori gothic jewellery & viking age art boutique, Copenhagen, Denmark. Black leather band with Odin’s ravens Hugin and Munin holding a silver ring lock with the words ‘memento mori’.

A silver ring featuring a tree of life design like the World Tree (Yggdrasill) from Old Norse mythology.

Ring Collection and Design: Indigo Lune

Article in the Independent newspaper discussing the find of a tenth-century crucifix in Denmark (the Aunslev Cross) which is very similar to one found in Sweden, and provides evidence of adoption of Christianity in Denmark at an earlier date than…

A silver crucifix from Björkö in Sweden discovered in the late nineteenth century and housed in The Swedish History Museum (Historiska). Often considered the oldest crucifix in Sweden. For more images and higher resolution, see hereA very…

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Brooches from a woman's grave discovered on Unst, on display in Shetland Museum and Archives. These are replicas of the items held in the National Museum of Scotland.

Brooch from Etelhem in Gotland (now in Historiska museet) inscribed with older futhark runes and dating to the period 400-500AD. According to Rundata one reading is as follows: mk mrla wrt(a)a Ek, erilaz, worta. I, the eril, wrought.
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