CELTIC CHIEFTAIN TORC, sterling silver, Ag 925, 78 g.

330.00 €
(catalogue number: SBR278)

Hand made Celtic sterling silver torc. Shape of its terminals is derived from torcs found in the UK. Torc (torques) is a neck jewel of the ancient kings, warriors and druids. Manufactured by Wulflund Jewelry.

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.

  • Material sterling silver
  • Weight varies depending on the size, approx. 78,3 g
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