LADY'S EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS WATCH, 1920S. The rectangular face applied with Arabic numerals and blued steel hands, the tonneau-shaped dial, arranged with chevrons of circular- and single-cut diamonds with French-, step-cut and triangular emeralds, to a fine mesh bracelet strap, with a rose-cut diamond and French-cut emerald fastening, length approximately 145mm to 215mm adjustable.
The Name "Excalibur" was first used for King Arthur's sword by the French Romancers. It was not the famous "Sword in the Stone" (which broke in battle), but a second sword acquired by the King through the intercession of his druidic advisor, Merddyn (Merlin).
“Her role was to fight alongside the men in a shield wall and her specific role was to plug up the holes in battle when the Vikings were falling. And I play, also, a young mother and a loving wife who has a true partnership and equal relationship with her husband. She’s a very strong woman. She’s definitely modern for her time.” Katheryn Winnick on playing Lagertha