Early Medieval Viking Braided Silver-gilt Ring / SOLD

A stunning and very intricate Early Medieval Viking braided silver-gilt ring. The ring is formed from four rods of silver twisted together, each then braided to form the knotted bezel. The band of the ring is ‘D’ section, welded to the braided ends and hammered together to enable the ring to be adjustable.

Source: Treasures of ancient Latvia, edited by Anna-Bitner-Wroblewska, Warsawa 2007, nr. 1064, Finger-ring with twisted front silver, D

Material: Silver-gilt
Weight: 11,39 gram
Date: Early Medieval, 10th – 11th century AD
Measurement: 31 x 29 mm, ringsize 22mm (12 1/2 USA)
Condition: Extremely fine condition, wearable


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