Viking Helmet Ornament
The Story BehindVikings were a Scandinavian people from Northern Europe, known as great seamen and warriors. Brave, strong and tough, Vikings wore helmets into battle. Despite popular culture, historians believe horned helmets were not used in battle. Perhaps a head dress used in ritual contexts or perhaps the inventions of 19th century Romanticism.
Each glass ornament is mouth-blown into finely carved molds
A solution of hot liquid silver is added for exceptional color and vibrance
Ornaments are then hand-painted and hand-glittered for a fine finish