Brooches can be found all throughout history. From their use in the Bronze Age to identify social class, to their use during the Victorian Age as an ornamentation used in hair, to today’s costume jewelry. Styles and significance may have changes throughout the centuries but the brooch and its many uses and beauties are equally enjoyed today. Though brooches today may not be the accessory most commonly worn, when they are worn, they are flaunted! Find the right brooch for you and make a statement!
Brooches can be a great way to dress festively during holidays, add a bit of sparkle or glam to an otherwise simple outfit or simply as a way to express yourself! In recent years brooches have seen a comeback and are more popular and easier to find in a variety of designs to fit your every mood, outfit or occasion. Were as most jewelry or accessories are limited to a single use, brooches are one of the most versatile accessories. In addition, many designs are unisex and can easily be worn by both men and women alike. Brooches can be worn again and again with a variety of garments in a multitude of ways for a look as unique as you are. Wear them with outerwear on a jacket or scarf, pin them to a blouse or dress, or as an added bit of flair attach one to your favorite hat.
In recent years, fine art brooches have become more prominent. International artists like David Gerstein have taken to creating beautiful brooches as a way to make their art more available to the public. From fine art, holiday cheer, or simply funky and fun, brooches are available in an endless number of designs and styles to fit your every mood.
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