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! Antiqued detailing on the ends of the knots help give the illusion of the classic over/under of Celtic knotwork.
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!