The delicate forms of this beautiful heirloom piece, weaves the nickel free copper into classical forms and cradles a wonderful high grade Labradorite (with flashes of the forest) that form the flower bloom. This shawl pin is destined to become an amulet of family love as it collects memories for generations to come.

As life presents us with many distractions, it is easy to forget. Easy to forget our connection to and our dependence on our nature. This beautiful shawl pin is inspired by the ever present embrace that nature provides. As the flower comes into bloom with its offering of love; no judgment or expectations, so nature surrounds and embraces all. Delicately woven from copper, the form of the eternal circle serves as a reminder of this love which is “Natures Embrace”!

Diameter : 6 cm / 2 1/2"

Natures Embrace II - Penannular Brooch, Shawl Pin

The Celtic brooch, more properly called the penannular brooch is a type of brooch clothes fasteners. They are especially associated with the beginning of the Early Medieval period in Ireland and Britain. They are the most significant objects in high-quality secular metalwork from Early Medieval Celtic art. How to fasten a pennaular brooch: The pin is pushed through folds of the cloth, which are then pulled back inside the ring; the free end of the pin passes through the gap in the ring. The pin is then rotated around the ring by 90 degrees or so, so that as long as the pin is held down by slight pressure it cannot escape over the terminals, and the fastening is secure
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