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Spirit Ship Earrings

Spirit Ship Earrings

Regular price $30.00 USD
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Longships were boats used by the Vikings and Saxons.. They were the epitome of Viking power and high in their admiration of material possessions. It was common in Viking society for kings to be buried under a long burial mound in a ship with rich possessions. The Viking Oseberg ship burial in Norway and the Anglo Saxon longship of Sutton Hoo in England are both good examples. Viking peoples of Scandinavia left pictographs or petroglyphs of ships in places they visited. The ship also symbolized the ships that carried them to the other worlds, and the dead were sometimes buried in their ships, in the earth, or burned, the “spirit ships" carrying the dead to the other shores.
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Welcome to Quick Silver Mint! For almost 50 years, we've been making unique medallions and showcasing them in our catalog and at festivals across the US. And we're excited to announce that we've expanded our collection to include some fantastic earrings!

Our silver earrings are 1 inch long, 18 GA, and made of .99 Silver with a .032 inch Sterling Silver wire. And our copper earrings are just as beautiful! They too, are 1 inch long and 18 GA but made of copper with a .032-inch Niobium wire.

We take great pride in our designs and the symbols used in our collection. If you're interested in learning more about their meanings, visit our Symbol Meanings gallery. Thanks for stopping by!