Belt with Viking tube dress and broaches. Grave from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.
Gardeła L. The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia Vienna: Fassbaender,
Viking brooches: Inspired by nature but not enslaved to 'realism', this subtle style emphasizes the grace and beauty of that which, at bottom, we do not truly understand - but might attain to if we only trust our instincts.
Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.