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Viking Necklaces

The history of Viking necklaces dates back to antiquity. Even from the earliest times, there is evidence that Vikings were fond of wearing jewelry. Their role was twofold: they wanted to look conspicuous and advantageous, and they sought the help of their gods by wearing necklaces.

All social classes of Vikings wore necklaces, regardless of their position in the hierarchy. They were usually made of gold or silver, but this was not easy to obtain. They were mostly obtained through foreign raiding and trade. In addition to silver, which was the most popular, pearls and precious stones were also used as decorative elements.

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