The 7th century gold belt buckle found at Sutton Hoo ship burial, near Woodbridge, in the English county of Suffolk.

The 7th century gold belt buckle found at Sutton Hoo ship burial, near Woodbridge, in the English county of Suffolk.

Sutton Hoo find, Anglo-Saxon slider. See how the tiny gridwork under the garnets pops out in the light!

Sutton Hoo find, Anglo-Saxon slider. See how the tiny gridwork under the garnets pops out in the light!

Sutton Hoo Purse..The base was made of bone or ivory overlain with seven decorative plaques worked in gold with cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass. The purse held gold coins and ingots

Sutton Hoo Purse..The base was made of bone or ivory overlain with seven decorative plaques worked in gold with cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass. The purse held gold coins and ingots

Anglo-Saxon shoulder clasp; late 6th-early 7th, Sutton Hoo, England  Half of a gold shoulder-clasp; the plain gold pin has an animal-head terminal in filigree. Central panel filled with millefiori glass and garnet cells is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass. Two interlinked garnet cloisonné boars compose the rounded end.  Medium: gold, glass, garnet; millefiori, inlaid, granulation, filigree, cloisonné

Anglo-Saxon shoulder clasp; late 6th-early 7th, Sutton Hoo, England Half of a gold shoulder-clasp; the plain gold pin has an animal-head terminal in filigree. Central panel filled with millefiori glass and garnet cells is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass. Two interlinked garnet cloisonné boars compose the rounded end. Medium: gold, glass, garnet; millefiori, inlaid, granulation, filigree, cloisonné

7th-Century Anglo Saxon Helmet  --  6th-7th Century CE  --  Excavated from Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in the English county of Suffolk  --  British Museum, London

7th-Century Anglo Saxon Helmet -- 6th-7th Century CE -- Excavated from Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in the English county of Suffolk -- British Museum, London

Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, Purse Lid detail with Wolves    Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, c. 700 (British Museum, London)

Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, Purse Lid detail with Wolves Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, c. 700 (British Museum, London)

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