Anglo-Saxon Bling

Staffordshire Hoard Seahorse

The most famous Anglo-Saxon bling may be the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial treasures, but the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon goldwork is the Staffordshire Hoard. Discovered in 2009 in western England, the Staffordshire Hoard is a jaw-dropping, eye-dazzling collection of intricately crafted works of armorial art. The official website (linked above) will let you view the hoard's major treasures and give some insight into the culture that created -- and buried -- them.