Roman Brooches…

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Roman Brooches

An Introduction & an Insight to Identification…

mh3Welcome to Roman Brooches, what we are trying to achieve here is an understanding of the Brooch, not only as an item to be worn, but as a social status, how it was worn etc…

Of the many books and photos, shown within these pages credits are given… 

We are only just starting out with this, there will be many amendments as we go, with updates, news & various reports, but most of all we are asking for scaled photos of your finds…As we go forward with this i am aware the content will improve, this information is wrote down as a resource for everyone who wants to discover just a small part of England’s wonderful past, whilst we dabble with our European counterparts and the material they have found, an interesting read non the less…

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Featured post

Swastika…

shhBefore the Third Reich the faithful Swastika was used as a good luck symbol, throughout the century’s the symbol has been used on everyday objects like plates, bowls etc. with the most popular method to carry the symbol was to either have it as medallions, brooches, necklaces and even tattoos, with the Romans often taking the Swastika a little further as shown in this paper with a fibulae in the shape of a horses head…

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