Hiberno-Norse Ring Pin


This style of cloak pin originated in Ireland (this particular one was found in York), but was taken abroad to Britain, Scandinavia, and beyond by the Vikings.

It was simply thrust through the material of the cloak at the shoulder, and the ring prevented it slipping out- sometimes it was also tied to the fabric with thread. 

Made of bronze, it measures an impressive 14.1cm long, making it suitable for even the heaviest of cloaks, and also (in an emergency) jabbing your way to the front of the coffee line at camp in the morning. 

 Please note that we cast our bronze and silver products to order, so please allow up to a 2-3 week turn around for your hand crafted items to be made for you.

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