This brooch contains two S-shaped zoomorphic Jellinge-style designs around a central boss. Brooches like this one were a typical part of female dress. For more information on Scandinavian jewellery in England check out our blog: Brooches, Pendants and Pins: Scandinavian Dress Accessories in England.
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Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.
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Made by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions
(c) Centre for the Study of the Viking Age
Portable Antiquities Scheme
Brooches, Pendants and Pins: Scandinavian Dress Accessories in England.
Kershaw, Jane F. Viking identities: Scandinavian jewellery in England. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), p. 20-25.