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Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Annular Brooch - Six-Lobed

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brooch-annular-6-lobedJewelry was a very important marker of social status, and most prosperous women probably wore some conspicuous pieces whenever outside the home. Men were often equally highly adorned, and high-status children of both sexes often wore jewelery as formal wear. During the Medieval and Renaissance periods annular brooches transitioned from a means of securing clothing to a form of jewelry to worn to enhance the apparent status of the wearer.

35mm diamter or 1 1/4"   Bronze

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