The spinning wheel
symbol is common on
the oldest picture stones. It is interpreted as a symbol of the life-giving sun, rolling across the sky.
This version of the symbol is found on a 5th-6th century picture stone, discovered at Väskinde cemetery. The stone is exhibited in Fornsalen.
Material: tin, leather
Diameter: approx. 40 mm
Weight: approx. 17 g
Colour: tin coloured with black pattern, black leather strap