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The Questionable History Of The Pictish Axe

 

 

We recently had a customer that wanted to know a bit about the history of the Pictish Axe prior to making her purchase (she was buying the matching pendant to these earrings).  I have never actually looked at this ancient tool in much detail before and it made quite interesting reading. 

As well as being used for every day practical duties, the pictish axe also has a bit of a gruesome history as it was also used to behead enemies...... but you have to admit they really make lovely earrings! 

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