The penannular brooch is a utilitarian fastener from the iron age. Worn by men and women alike, they had a wide range of uses ; from holding her dress together to securing your cloak . An indispensable “safety pin” for re-enactors. Modern users find them useful as well, being perfect shawl and scarf pins.
This brass brooch measures 3 inches long x 2 inches wide.
These large brooches are best used for bulky shawls, scarves and cloaks,. Be sure to pay attention to the dimensions when choosing a brooch!