Pair of Large Oval Tortoise Brooches

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A true Viking gem, meticulously crafted with great attention to detail and available in  silver-plated bronze.

On the reverse, this oval Viking Age cloak brooch features a sturdy pin and a pin lug for proper fastening to your garment.

Oval brooches or fibulae, also called tortoise brooches, belonged to the Viking women's attire and were worn in pairs to fasten the shoulder straps of their apron or overdress.
This Viking fibula is modeled on an historical artefact. The original is on display at the British Museum in London, where it is classified and referred to as a type P51 brooch.

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Material: Solid Bronze
Length: 8cm
Width: 5.5cm
Height: 2.5 cm
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