Ormgudinna - Snake Goddess/ Mistress of beasts, taken from a stone carving found in Gotland, Sweden brass pendant.
Ormgudinna - Snake Goddess/ lady of beasts taken from a stone carving found in Gotland, Sweden was discovered in a cemetery, it measures 82 cm (32 in) in height and depicts a figure holding a snake in each hand. Above the figure, there are three interlaced creatures (forming a triskelion pattern) that have been identified as a boar, an eagle, and a wolf. The stone has been dated to 400–600 AD. It now resides in the Fornsalen museum, Visby Sweden The pendant, measuring approximately 37mm in diameter and 1.5mm thick. It will be supplied on an adjustable cord, supplied in a velvet gift bag with owners certificate. Each is handmade and totally unique. No two are the same. The photograph is an example only. All items are made to order. We will send you photographs of your particular item prior to dispatch for your approval. Copper and its alloys; bronze and brass, are natural materials with proven anti-microbial properties and although we can make no claims, some say anti-inflammatory effects useful for joint pain. Unless otherwise stated your piece will come coated in a tough invisible transparent lacquer to protect the finish however over time and depending on how its treated this coating may break down. As such, depending on your body chemistry and atmospheric conditions this piece may leave a harmless greenish deposit on the skin. This is easily washed off and can be minimized by keeping the ring clean and dry or lacquering/waxing it yourself. Non-European customers. Please note your country may charge import duty, VAT or other taxes on foreign imports. We are in no way accountable or responsible for this and the payment of any such charges are solely the buyer’s responsibility. We suggest you familiarize yourself with your country’s import regulations before ordering to avoid any unpleasant surprises.