Serpent head torc bangle – a pewter open bangle with embossed knotwork and twin serpent heads design.
PLEASE NOTE: repeated bending of this product may cause it to weaken or break.
According to classical writers, the Celts wore torcs into battle.
Both neck and arm torcs have been discovered in Britain and Europe
and it is thought that they marked a person of high status, such as a warrior or chieftain.
In Celtic lore, the serpent is the image of light, life and divine wisdom.
Coming from deep within the earth, it was believed to hold secrets and be the
guardian of hidden riches, metals, medical cures and esoteric knowledge.
Width (excluding heads): 6mm Internal width: 62mm (torcs are adjustable)
Supplied in a velvet draw-string pouch.