Biting Bird Pendant
Silver Biting Bird with black detail on medium gauge chain.
40mm x 35mm with 56cm length chain
A pendant derived from a design on the reverse of one of the famous Lewis chessmen, found on the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It shows a common Anglo-Scandinavian motif of interlocking animals. Viking period c. 11 century AD.
These pieces of jewellery were custom-made for the Abbey Museum and limited numbers exist and will not be made again.