Medieval Lovers Brooch

    SKU: cmcj90410

    £22.99 Members' price *

    About

    A gold plated brooch with glass stones and a love message engraved on the reverse in old french. Moulded from an original 13th century brooch in the Museum's collection.

    The original of this attractive brooch is in the in the Department of Prehistory and Europe in the British Museum. It was a lover's gift; the reverse has the old French inscription 'Io sui ici en lui dami: Amo' - 'I am here in place of the friend I love'. It is gold set alternately with rubies and sapphires. The brooch is likely to have been made in France or England and dates to the 13th century.

    Read more about the original brooch.

    Specification

    Product code: cmcj90410
    Gift recipient: For her
    Price category: £10 to £25
    World culture: Medieval Europe
    Details: 22 carat gold plate with glass stones
    Material: Fastens at the back with modern pin
    Size: 3.5cm in diameter.
    Weight: 0.013kg
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