A possible silver Thor's hammer pendant found near South Ferriby, Lincolnshire. (c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 4.0
Probable Thor’s Hammer Pendant (NLM-1A6811)
A possible silver Thor's hammer pendant found near South Ferriby, Lincolnshire
These may have been worn to show devotion to the god Thor, or to secure the god’s protection, although there is little evidence to support this interpretation. Pendants like this have been found made of lead, copper alloy, silver and gold, as well as other materials, showing that many different strata of society could have worn them.