Silver, glass & bone Viking beads

Handmade glass beads, bead jewelry and bead necklaces.

Viking women would wear glass beads strung between their tortoise / turtle brooches, or wear elaborate glass bead, crystal and silver necklaces as a display of wealth and authority. Viking men would also wear the occasional glass bead as a necklace decoration for example.

Glass Beads & Bead Necklaces

SG960 - Large Glass Bead Viking Necklace

SG960 - Large Glass Bead Viking Necklace

A large necklace comprising of exact glass bead replicas found in Birka & Gotland, Sweden.

  • Wear as a standalone necklace, or attach between tortoise brooches.
  • For Viking men or women.
  • Total length: approx 75cm (29.5").
  • Beads range from 2mm - 27mm (0.1 - 1.1") wide.
  • Hand-painted & plain glass beads.
  • Total weight 258g (9.1oz) approx.

SG960 - Large Glass Bead Viking Necklace:
£30.00 (US$ | €)

PEGB30 - 30cm String of Glass Viking Beads

PEGB - 30cm String of Glass Viking Beads

30cm string of authentic glass Viking beads on waxed linen thread.

  • Wear as a standalone necklace, or attach between tortoise brooches.
  • For Viking men or women.
  • Total length: approx 30cm (12").
  • Beads range from 5mm - 12mm (0.2 - 0.5") wide.
  • Hand-painted & plain glass beads.
  • Total weight 51g (1.8oz) approx.

PEGB30 - 30cm String of Glass Viking Beads:
£29.00 (US$ | €)

SGD630B - Glass Viking Beads from Birka x 100

SGD630B - Glass Viking Beads from Birka x 100

Contains a random selection of just over 100 glass Viking beads.

  • All beads based upon finds from the Viking trading centre of Birka, Sweden.
  • Sizes range from 7mm to 30mm (0.25 - 1.2").
  • Hand-painted & plain glass beads.
  • Total weight 650g (22.9oz) approx.

SGD630B - Glass Viking Beads from Birka x 100:
£61.00 (US$ | €)

Bone Beads

SGD656B - Bone Beads x 10

SGD656B - Bone Beads x 10

Contains a random selection of 10 Viking style bone beads.

  • Contains a random selection of 10 bone beads of different sizes.
  • Sizes range from 8mm to 15mm (0.3 - 0.6").
  • Hand-carved beads made from cow bone.
  • Total weight 15 - 20g (0.5 - 0.7oz) approx.

SGD656B - Bone Beads x 10:
£7.00 (US$ | €)

Amber Beads

EGBD2 - Amber Bead

EGBD2 - Amber Beads

Polished Baltic amber bead with a 3mm hole.

  • Made from cut and polished Baltic amber with a 3mm hole drilled for suspension.
  • Individually handmade from natural products, so shape, size and colour may vary.
  • Diameter 15-17mm (0.6 - 0.7"). Thickness 4-5mm (0.2").
  • Weight 1g (0.03oz) approx.

Amber bead:
£15.00 (US$ | €)

Silver Viking Beads

Handmade Viking age silver beads, similar to those found in the Vïsby hoard, Sweden 10th century.

BKGB0093 - Knobbly Silver Bead

BKGB0093 - Knobbly Silver Bead

Knobbly silver Viking bead made from solid 925 sterling silver.

  • Diameter 13mm (0.5").
  • 1.5mm hole for stringing on a thong / linen thread.
  • Replica of a 10th Century Viking bead from Visby , Sweden.
  • Weight 3.9g (0.15oz).

BKGB0093 - Knobbly Silver Bead:
£13.00 (US$ | €)