This design is taken from a dragon penannular from the St Ninian's hoard. The St Ninian's hoard was discovered in July 1958 on an excavation in a medieval church on an island near Shetland. The St Ninian's treasure hoard can currently be seen in the Museum of Scotland (Edinburgh), and replicas are displayed by the Shetland Museum. Most of the treasure is considered Pictish, and ranged from feasting items to weapons and jewelry.
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