Antiqued pewter with steel locking pin.
This brooch uses celtic interlacing to form a strong but intricate woven celtic knot.
This beautiful piece incorporates Celtic Interlacing, with its "overs and unders" representing the "ups and downs" of life; and the unbroken continuity of the endless ribbon symbolizes the hope of eternal life.
As such, they are considered by many as a talisman of long life.
1 1/2" x 1 1/2" in solid lead-free pewter with turquoise, gold and black crystal insets.
Made of solid lead free pewter - Pewter has been used in jewelry making for pewter does NOT RUST OR TARNISH and will last a lifetime. Pewter was used for decorative metal items in the Ancient World by the Egyptians and later the Romans, and came into extensive use in Europe during the Middle Ages - it was once considered the metal of kings because of its beauty and expense!