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Handgjord "Box" Brosch från Gotland

Handgjord "Box" Brosch från Gotland

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Skatt ingår.
  • From the 8th-9th centuries, a testament to Viking craftsmanship
  • Handmade with bronze, embodying the era's artisanal skills
  • A historical replica of a unique Scandinavian 'Box' Brooch
  • Features zoomorphic decoration in the "E" art style from Broa and Oseberg
  • Symbolizes the transition between Broa and Jelling artistic styles

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The Handcrafted "Box" Brooch from Gotland is a fascinating piece of history, meticulously recreated to bring the Viking Age's artistic brilliance into the present. Dated from the 8th-9th centuries, this brooch is a stunning representation of the unique box-shaped ornaments adorned by Viking women, serving both as a functional garment closure and a display of status.

Its design showcases the intricate zoomorphic decorations characteristic of the period, featuring long animal bodies and small heads with bulging eyes, typical of the "E" art style found in Broa (Gotland, Sweden) and the Oseberg ship burial (Norway). The interlaced "snakes" in Broa style not only highlight the artistic finesse of the era but also hint at a transitional phase towards the later Jelling style, marking a significant period in Viking artistic evolution.

Crafted in bronze, this brooch is a testament to the expert craftsmanship of the time, offering a window into the rich cultural heritage of the Vikings. It stands as a symbol of the era's aesthetic sensibilities and the pivotal role of such artifacts in Viking society.


Extra information

Color: Bronze
Size: Diameter 4.5 cm x 1 cm high
Materials: Bronze

Handmade in Spain, this brooch not only represents a key piece of Viking attire but also serves as a bridge connecting modern-day enthusiasts with the ancient world.

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