A History of Brooches
Although exceedingly rare in the modern era, the brooch is a timeless, iconic accessory that symbolizes old-world elegance and refinement. These old-fashioned accessories were once a staple in the wardrobes of women everywhere. In ancient times, they were important societal symbols. In more contemporary eras, they were an easy way to add a little extra sparkle and opulence to any look. But no matter their purpose, the beauty of these accessories is nothing short of captivating. From practical pieces of clothing to gemstone-encrusted adornments, we’ll take a look at the history of brooches as well as examine popular types of brooches through the ages.