These Runic cufflinks feature a curved design and the word ‘Orkney’ in runic text, enhanced by an oxidised sterling silver background. Each cufflink is approximately 20mm x 10mm and is hand-finished in our Orkney workshop.
Sheila’s iconic Runic collection was inspired by inscriptions found inside Maeshowe, a Neolithic chambered cairn in Orkney, built around 2800 BC. Sometime around the 12th century, Vikings broke into the tomb and carved runes on the walls—their version of modern-day graffiti. Over thirty inscriptions have survived and represent the largest single collection of such carvings in the world.
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