VIKING BROOCHES

Viking brooches were used as clothes fasteners and worn as an ostentatious display of wealth. These Viking brooches take a variety of different forms incorporating dragons and mythical beasts into intricate knotwork designs.

Each of the following pieces has a hand made pin at the back, and most are available in a rich golden bronze or in sterling silver. All designs are solid and chunky unless otherwise specified.



TREFOIL BROOCHES

Origially adapted from Frankish sword fittings, trefoil brooches were popular adornments for Vikings, worn as a clothes fastener or cloak pin.

SNBT1 - Trefoil Brooch

Viking trefoil brooch with gripping beast designs. Width 58mm.

Bronze £39, US$, €
Silver £115, US$, €

MIRROR BROOCHES

Mirror brooches can be used singly as clothes fasteners, or in pairs like tortoise brooches.

SNBM1 - Mirror Brooch from Upåkra

Viking mirror brooch found in Upåkra, Sweden. Length 55mm.

Bronze - £20, US$, €
Silver £72, US$, €

SNFTB1 - Filigree Trefoil Brooch

Viking trefoil brooch covered in handmade filigree designs. Width 60mm.

Solid bronze casting - £39, US$, €
100% 925 sterling silver - £190, US$, €

DRAGON BROOCHES

ADB49 - Gripping Beast Disc

Gripping beast brooch with dragon design, copied from a 9th century Norwegian pendant. Diameter 25mm.

Bronze £36, US$, €
Silver £65, US$, €

ADB64 - Mors Dragon Brooch

Small Urnes style brooch with dragon design. Diameter 25mm.

Bronze £36, US$, €
Silver £65, US$, €

ADB44 - Round Urnes Dragon Brooch

Urnes brooch modelled on English find from Wisbech, 12th century. Diameter 44mm.

Bronze £52, US$, €
Silver £99, US$, €

PENANNULAR BROOCHES

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