hyrst, f.n: an ornament, a decoration, jewel, anything of value, trapping, equipment, armour, implement. (HUERST / ˈhyrst)

A gold and garnet cloisonné strip from the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of gold and silver metalwork yet found in England, most likely deposited in the 8th or 9th century, containing mostly artefacts from the 7th to early 8th centuries. [staffordshirehoard.org.uk]

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