Classic Shape Twisted Viking Torque / Neck Ring, Hand Forged
Classic Viking Torc (Torque) - Hand made with old traditional technologies.
Silver twisted neck ring / torc and Sword was among main symbols of high status and power in Viking Age world.
Inspiration: Twisted Viking Torque of 11 Century.
Inner D. 16 - strong and wearable piece.
Weight 190 g.
Material: Pewter / Nickel Silver
Nickel silver or German silver, Argentan, new silver is a copper alloy with nickel and often zinc. The usual formulation is 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc. It is named due to its silvery appearance, but it contains no elemental silver unless plated.
For sure Torques were one of the main Symbols of Supreme power in Scandinavian societies and it was part of official costume for Viking Kings and Jarls.