Elegantly detailed hand cast Sterling Silver Scottish Luckenbooth Brooch accented with Garnet Stone with sturdy locking pin back. Inscription on back reads: “Wrong Not the Heart…Whose Joy Thou Art” Measures 2-1/8″ L X 1-5/8″ W. Weight: 14.75 Grams.
The first luckenbooth brooches date from the late 17th Century. These early versions were very small and delicate in appearance. The Luckenbooth became the traditional gift from a man to his sweetheart on betrothal but was also regarded as a lucky charm that would protect the wearer from the evil eye. The brooch was also created with the power of easing child birth and insuring a good flow of breast milk when pinned to the undergarments near the left thigh.
When pinned to a baby’s shawl, the brooch served as insurance against the child being whisked away by the “wee folk”and replaced with a changeling or a stack of wood.
Artist: Linda Craig
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