Celtic Shaving Razor

Ancient Celtic Shaving Razor! c. 8th-6th century BC. Rare Bronze Age ‘Hallstatt Type’ razor. Rounded blade with wide shoulders, triangular-section rod handle pierced for suspension. The rounded edges are worked to a very fine blade. Advertisements

Gold Slater.

This is a Celtic Gold Slater of Cunobelin, Roman classical historian Suetonius calls him King of the Britons and he is immortalised in the William Shakespeare play Cymbeline. He was ruler of the Catuvellauni tribe from the late first century B.C. until the late 40s AD.

A Celtic Torc

A  Gold Celtic torc with three “balusters” and decoration including animals, found in Glauberg, Germany, 400 BC. A torc, also spelled torq or torque, is a large rigid or at least stiff neck ring in metal, made either as a single piece or from strands twisted together. The great majority are open at the front, … More A Celtic Torc

The Battersea Shield

The most famous Celtic shield is the Battersea shield, found in the River Thames at Battersea. Sometimes objects like shields and swords were thrown into rivers as offerings to a god. The Battersea shield is an amazing work of art, the most famous piece of Celtic art ever found in Britain. It is made of … More The Battersea Shield

Veneti Coins

The Veneti were a seafaring Celtic people who lived in the Brittany peninsula, which in Roman times formed part of an area called Armorica. They gave their name to the modern city of Vannes.

Tara Brooch

The Tara Brooch is a Celtic Brooch from about 700 AD generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish brooches to have been discovered. It was found in 1850 and rapidly recognised as one of the most important works of early Christian Irish Insular art; it is now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. Created in … More Tara Brooch