DRAIG, brass dragon torques

55.00 €
(catalogue number: BHJ154)

Draig - meaning "dragon" in Welsh. Torque (troq or torc) from Latin torques "to twist" is a common name for all rigid metal neck rings, that our ancestors had been wearing since the Bronze Age. Torcs were popular with the Romans and it is considered a typical Celtic artefact. It was a symbol of both religious and secular power, worship and protection, as torcs were worn by gods and godesses, heroes, warriors and aristocracy; it represented a high social status and importance. Manufactured by Wulflund.

  • Material: brass