The Vikings lived a simple cycle in their small age. This item here reflects exactly that, a simple, unburdening arm cuff to let others know that you are as uncomplicated as it gets and people will take notice. Even the Vikings were actually just farmers mainly, right?
The truth of the matter, however, is that the acts of raiding and pillaging really only took up a fraction of the time people spent during the age of the Vikings. For the most part, Vikings were farmers. The majority of the crops they grew were things such as oats, barley, and wheat, with a number of vegetables taking root here and there. Much like Norway today, there was plenty of livestock scattered across the countryside: pigs, cattle, sheep, horses, chickens, all the basics of European farms.