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Celtic Pewter Brooch with detailed Celtic knotwork including seven trinity knots. A beautiful matte finish that is perfect for the Irish step dancer or any lover of Celtic culture!
1 3/4 x 1 1/4" in size with a 1" locking pin.
Legend: The Tara Brooch is a Celtic brooch from about 700AD. It is generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish Brooches. It was supposedly found in August 1850 on the beach at Bettystown, Co. Meath. The finder, a woman and her two young sons claimed to have found it in a box buried in the sand. It was sold to a Dublin Jeweller who named it the "Tara Brooch."
It now resides in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.
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!