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TITLE
Hollow gold penannular object
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P024
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31564
KEYWORDS
penannular
ornaments
brooches
gold
rings
Hollow gold penannular object

This hollow gold ornament was found in moss in the West Highlands. The word 'penannular' means 'almost a ring'. A penannular brooch is one of the most common forms of this type of jewellery and is typical of Celtic design.

This illustration is taken from 'The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland' vol.3

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Hollow gold penannular object

penannular; ornaments; brooches; gold; rings

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This hollow gold ornament was found in moss in the West Highlands. The word 'penannular' means 'almost a ring'. A penannular brooch is one of the most common forms of this type of jewellery and is typical of Celtic design.<br /> <br /> This illustration is taken from 'The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland' vol.3