VIKING TORTOISE BROOCHES

Tortoise brooches ( also called turtle brooches ) are worn in pairs on the front of a Viking woman's dress. They usually have a string of beads and charms suspended between them.

SNTB1 - Medium tortoise brooches, brass SNTB1 - Medium tortoise brooches, brass

SNTB1 - Tortoise Brooches from Stiklastad, Norway

Made from solid bronze

Medium (75mm x 50mm) £98, US$, € per pair

ADB47 - Openwork Tortoise Brooches

Tortoise brooches based on finds from Iceland, Germany / Denmark (Hedeby) and Sweden (Birka), 10th century.
Openwork design keeps weight to a minimum and allows coloured cloth worn behind to show through. Length 76mm.

Bronze - Special Offer! £170, US$, € per pair We don't keep this item in stock. Click here for delivery times
Silver £525, US$, € per pair We don't keep this item in stock. Click here for delivery times

ADB45 - Large OpenworkTortoise Brooches

This design is copied from several examples found in Norway, Sweden and Iceland, 9th - 10th century.
Openwork design keeps weight to a minimum and allows coloured cloth worn behind to show through. Length 108mm.

Bronze £380, US$, € per pair We don't keep this item in stock. Click here for delivery times
Silver £780, US$, € per pair We don't keep this item in stock. Click here for delivery times