Brooches and Badges
In this category, we offer for sale bronze-casted badges, fibulas, clasps, fittings and brooches.
All these costume jewellery have not only aesthetic but also practical value.
With fibula or clasp, fasten the ends of the coat together.
Fittings used to lace collar of chemise in Renaissance period.
Brooches attached at clothes for beauty.
Brass badges pinned on a headwear – Tirol hut, beret or bagcap, hood or chaperon. You can choose a badge with different images: St. Anthony or Madonna, sun, lamb or sword. In Middle Ages Europe, badges often was symbols of the workshops and pointed at its owner professional affiliation and occupation. Each image is a symbol, representing certain idea.
Pilgrim badges was very popular throughout Europe from 12 to 16 century. These badges represent images of lives and deaths of Christ, Holy Virgin and Saints. A lamb with a cross for instance, signify an Agnus Dei - Jesus Christ.
Medieval accessories (brooches and badges) impart the costume an conformity with historical epoch.