Antique Style Celtic Cross Brooch with red crystal detail.
A beautiful combination of sterling silver plated pewter that makes the crystal cabochons pop! Royal red crystals with one large 4 carat focal crystal and one smaller accent crystal to outline the shape of the cross.
The Celtic Knotwork was used to illustrate the Book of Kells and the Book of Durrow by ancient monks (monks who started the Book of Kells on the island of Iona, Scotland). Celtic knotwork is widely used and seen across Scotland and Ireland, this symbol is said to bring good luck, health or prosperity, or to represent luck and long life.
These types of Celtic knotwork brooches were used for centuries to hold cloaks, tartans, and to decorate dresses and clothing by Irish and Scottish nobility and warriors.
This brooch is solid pewter plated in sterling silver.
2" x 2" in size with a 1 1/4" inch locking steel pin.