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Medieval oval brooch: 11th - 12th century

Medieval oval brooch: 11th - 12th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

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Oval brooch with raised centre and dot ornaments. The brooch has extended lobes. People wore jewellery around this time to show their wealth. Rings and brooches were made of all sorts of material, ranging from cheap pewter and glass to silver and gold, and were sometimes set with precious stones.

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1001 AD - 1200 AD
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