This brooch is a replica of a 9th century piece found in a monastery near Kilkenny, in Ireland. Similar brooches were worn by both the Irish, the Scottish (Scotti and Picts) and the Scandinavian people.
This brooch is fully handmade and has a diameter of 7,4 cm. It has a pin of 14,5 cm.
Sometimes, the pins were so long, that the Old-Irish (Brehon) laws determined a financial compensation for wounding someone else with it.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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