Sutton Hoo | Enamel Pin
Anglo-Saxon art is known for its intricate animal motifs; taking inspiration from creatures both real and mythological. This design is inspired by the detailed and complex knotwork patterns found in this artwork.
The Sutton Hoo ship burial is widely speculated to be the final resting place of King Raedwald - ruler of the Saxon kingdom of East Anglia. The site also contained some of the most significant finds of the age, and challenged the established understanding of Saxon culture.
Anglo-Saxon art is known for its intricate animal motifs; taking inspiration from creatures both real and mythological. Nadine from Nordurljós Art has taken the detailed and complex knotwork patterns featured on the gold belt buckle found at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, UK and crafted them into a wearable form.
Material & Make
Our pins are crafted in solid metal with enamel detailing and a sturdy pin for security of closure and longevity.
Please note that this pin uses a hinged attachment which differs from the others offered on the Northern Fire site.
About The Artist
Nadine of Nordurljós Art has channels her passion for history into her artistry. As well as creating pieces of art for Northern Fire (which can be found here) she also does commission designs for tattoos and logos.
Size & Dimensions
Rough diameter of roughly 1.3 inches (3.5 cm)