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TITLE
Bronze pins
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P359
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31600
KEYWORDS
pins
bronze
Celtic
enamels
ornaments
decorations
Bronze pins

This bronze pin has a semicircular head which is decorated in red and green enamel. The pattern resembles late Celtic decorations. The top of the pin head has four projecting pockets for precious stones or coloured enamel.

These pins are more commonly found in Ireland than in Scotland.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Bronze pins

pins; bronze; Celtic; enamels; ornaments; decorations

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This bronze pin has a semicircular head which is decorated in red and green enamel. The pattern resembles late Celtic decorations. The top of the pin head has four projecting pockets for precious stones or coloured enamel.<br /> <br /> These pins are more commonly found in Ireland than in Scotland.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'