Viking Cloak Pin with Animal Head Terminals


    • Description

      The cloak, the most characterstic garment of the Viking Age, was often closed with a pin. I copied this animal head cloak pin from a striking example of a type from 10th century Gotland, also found in Birka.

      It's easy to imagine its original forerunner glinting in the firelight of the long hall.  Rearing animal head terminals and a solid hexagonal cross-section compliment the powerful curves of this beautiful piece. A strong steel pin ensures that it will hold your cloak securely, but it is easy to take on and off.

      Width 85mm

      Weight of Sterling Silver 145g (Weight may vary from piece to piece) 


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