ThisSilver Wolf Torqueis handmade by twisting silver rods of different thickness. The wolf heads on the terminals are inspired by theIcelandic Thor's Hammer - theWolf Cross.
Torque(troqortorc)fromLatintorques"to twist"is a common name for all rigid metal neck rings and it has been used since the Bronze Age. Torcs were popular with the Romans and it is considered a typical Celtic artifact.
It was a symbol of both religious and secular power, worship and protection, as torcs were worn by gods and goddesses, heroes, warriors, and aristocracy; it represented a high social status and importance.