Gold Berserkers beads
Berserkers (or berserks) were champion Norse warriors who are primarily reported in Icelandic literature to have fought in a trance-like fury, a characteristic which later gave rise to the English word berserk.These champions would often go into battle without mail-coats. Berserkers are attested to in numerous Old Norse sources, as were the Ulfhednar (wolf-coats). It is proposed by some authors that the berserkers drew their power from the bear and were devoted to the bear cult, which was once widespread across the northern hemisphere.
Price for 1 piece. The photo shows red gold with blacking bead.
A magical talisman – beads for hair, beard, bracelet or necklace.
Inner diameter – 5 mm.
Size: 8х17 mm
Weight about : 5.2 grams
Material: 14K gold
Production technology – casting. Hand made.
The price is only for one bead. Cord and chain not included.
The image on the beads taken from the Woodcut of the image on the Vendel era helmet plate found on Öland, Sweden depicting a weapon dancer followed by a berserker.
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