Ulfberth sword found in Finland. Some of the finest sword blades that the Vikings could acquire were imported from the Rhine area. Their blades bore the name ”ULFBERTH”. The Ulfberth swords became so popular that a ban had to be placed upon their export.
Hilt of a Viking Sword C, Hedeby, Denmark. Weapons and armour were huge status symbols. Vikings gave their ornate swords names like Legbiter but when a warrior died in battle his sword was ritually killed too – bent double, and interred with him.
Cap-mount Silver The cap-mount is decorated with V-shaped granulation and was used to decorate the top of a hat. The Sheet metal bead which supposedly was placed on the top of the cap-mount is missing.