This piece uses Celtic knot work interlaced to form a circular brooch. Within the weaving there are six polsihed marble stones that come from the Isle of Iona in Scotland.
This marble has an olive green and cooper coloring that is beautiful!
Wear a piece of Scotland and keep her close to your heart! This highly polished pewter brooch incorporates Celtic knot work, 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 3/4" x 1 3/4" in pewter with Scottish marble stones.
Note: Due to the nature of the marble stones, colors may vary from the photo. Some stones have more green, others more copper - all have a mix of both colors.
PEWTER 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!