The important categories of Viking jewelry

The most beloved Viking jewelry product categories are based on the designs and inquiry.

The most preferred types of the jewelries

Viking necklace- it is not a representation of Viking art form. It is well known and adorned by both men and women in the Viking age, which includes rings, brooches and earrings. The necklaces play a role as well. Like other forms of the jewelry the Vikings showed their wealth, success and power in the means of necklace which were decorated with beads, amulets, teeth and other objects and materials. Where women were more known doing this, men participated as well on a rare basis. Men don’t only wear Thor’s Hammer but also at other times scythes and other weapon variations. Beads, which are known as the most popular decoration in these necklaces are mostly made of glass though some were also created using other materials such as amber.

Viking earrings and ear cuffs- the Vikings did not wear earrings. The artisans successfully added their symbols into the earring models they crafted and these days there are plenty of Viking inspired earrings available online. The ear cuffs can be engraved with the runes, holding symbolic messages or even partner’s wedding rings

A Viking brooch on the wedding dress- they are one of the common pieces of the jewelry worn by the Vikings. They have two main functionalities that are decorative pieces and fastening or holding the pieces of clothing around them. The brooches can also be worn by both men and women and usually features the twisting snakes or the elements with the strong symbolism. In early ages after expanding the territories and met other people the Vikings, they adopted the adornment objects and also crafted them. After that, they started wearing all the types of jewelry like pendent, earrings, armbands, necklaces, wedding rings etc. They discovered in burial sites that simple silver earring models covered the entire ear as well as little stones and charms looked good once worn. The viking armband which is also known as arm rings were usually tradable currency and were represented as money.