Dress pins and brooches

Dress pins and brooches

Ever since the Bronze Age have been used for sealing the clothing specially made pins and brooches.

The shapes of the fibula (except ring fibula) have changed throughout history again and again and therefore offer a good opportunity dating.

In our shop you will find the earliest forms of fibula fibula glasses up to the Fürspan of the High Middle Ages.

In the late Middle Ages fibulae lose by using other closure options, such as buttons, more important.


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Penannular brooch

Penannular brooch

Ring brooch - garment clasps, clothes clasps - made ​​of bronze in various sizes and designs
Bronzeage / Hallstatt

Bronzeage / Hallstatt

The earliest forms of metall garment closing - dress pins and brooches occur in the Bronze Age.

Early Middle Ages

Early Middle Ages

In the early Middle Ages there are many forms of casted fibula, often also decorated with almandine or email.

High Middle Ages

High Middle Ages

In the High Middle Ages fibula have lost their importance, usually, only one forward fibula used in the neckline - Fürspan (brooch).