Sunday, December 16, 2012

heart and gripping beast

 The Urnes heart, a well known shape, also in the old times, filled with one of the latest viking art styles from the 12th century.  925 sterling silver

The gripping beast brooch:  The gripping beast is a popular design in early medieval norse art, we find it from Oseberg (NO) til Gnezdowo (RUS) 925 sterling silver