VIKING PENDANT WITH BORRE CROSS 9th-10th century AD A silver round-section flat repoussé pendant with stamped Borre style cross and roped border; attached iron loop. 2.85 grams, 40mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition. Provenance From an old Munich collection; acquired on the German art market before 2000. Literature Cf. Arbman, H. Birka I: Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940, plate 98, items 17-18.
Birka Traders: Viking Tweezers, 10th century, Birka, 900-1000AD Working tweezers, complete with suspension loop. Waller's Type 31, with anthropomorphic head. Length approx. 9.5 cm, not including loop. Iron arms, brass grip/head.