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9 Overlooked European Cities You Have to Visit Before You Die

Skip Stockholm, Visit Tallinn. Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. The natural material, which is fossilized wood resin, ranges in colour from yellow to deep orange, and can be transparent or completely opaque, so it provides a wide range of colours and finishes from which to choose. Imported from the Baltic region, it was made into wedge-shaped pendants, globular beads, and finger-rings.

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Viking age / Finland /New discoveries 2016

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Replica Baltic / Finnic late Iron Age handmade double cable chain (priced per cm)

This replica of Late Iron Age Eastern Baltic chain is handmade to authentic archaeological specifications. The double cable chain with a 1:5 ratio of wire diameter to ring diameter was the most common type of chain used for personal adornment by both the Baltic and Finnic chiefdoms of the East Baltic region (present-day Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). They have also been found in Viking sites such as Gotland and Birka, and Finnish sites such as Eura. Available from Balticsmith.com.

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Vikings bracelet of Konung. 10 Century . Silver. Weight: 150 gr. North-West Russia.

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Vikings. Bracelet. Silver. 10 Century.

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Amber Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. The natural material, which is fossilized wood resin, ranges in colour from yellow to deep orange, and can be transparent or completely opaque, so it provides a wide range of colours and finishes from which to choose. Imported from the Baltic region, it was made into wedge-shaped pendants, globular beads, and finger-rings, some of which were clearly broken during manufacture and never…

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9 Overlooked European Cities You Have to Visit Before You Die

Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Sverige - Sweden!

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