Large Satin Finish Pewter Brooch measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/2
This brooch uses Celtic interlacing to form a strong but intricate woven celtic knot in the penannular style.
Finished with a satin look to give this brooch the authentic feel of an ancient pin!
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.
2 1/2" x 2 1/2" in solid lead-free pewter with a steel fixed pin!
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!