Viking Amber Cylindrical Beads

Description
Viking Amber Cylindrical Beads
9th - 12 century bc

A selection of Viking round beads, modelled in geniuine amber from the Baltic shores. Such bead might have been used as a part of a necklace or bracelet. Amber was a treasured material by the Vikings, used not only for crafting beads but also for pendants, amulets, gaming pieces, spindle-whorls, and finger rings. The bead is pierced for suspension.

Measurements, from left to right: 1.9 cm diameter, 1.5cm diameter, 2cm diameter

Provenance: Ex. Private European collection.

Lot details
Culture
Viking
Material
Amber
Object
Cylindrical Beads
Century/ Timeframe
9th - 12 century bc
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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