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Cloak Fastener Bangle, Sterling Silver Bracelet, Silver Torc, Moon Bracelet, Irish Cultural Jewellery
Cloak Fastener Bangle, Sterling Silver Bracelet, Silver Torc, Moon Bracelet, Irish Cultural Jewellery

Cloak Fastener Bangle, Sterling Silver Bracelet, Silver Torc, Moon Bracelet, Irish Cultural Jewellery

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£150.00
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£150.00
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Early Irish jewellery was hammered out of gold and shaped like a crescent Moon and known as a “Lunula” These were popular in the bronze age no doubt to show status and wealth. Later in Ireland, the penannular brooch developed and was used as a cloak fastener in Medieval times. They were often very ornate and consisted of a semicircular body with a sliding pin for fastening robes. However, the essential shape of the crescent moon persisted.

This Bangle is a large chunky piece, approximately 67mm in diameter