Reproduction Jewellery Die

Copper alloy jewellery die

A copper alloy die for creating pressed silver or gold pendants. The original on which this is based had traces of interlace decoration. The presence of finds like this suggests that high-status jewellery production took place in the northern Danelaw.

Date

circa 870 — 970

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Reproduction

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

crafts, Danelaw, die, jewellery, pendant, Viking

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

Acknowledgements

Made by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme