Mistletoe € 475

mistletoe
Mistletoe
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VISCUM ALBUM

Mistletoe

Brooch

France

Ca. 1900

PV (wind vane)

750/1000 gold 18 ct, platinum, natural pearls

26,4 mm

3,8 grams

Good

€ 475

 

 

 

Kissing under the mistletoe was first referred to in late 18th century England. Some claim the origins of this tradition are within Norse mythology. But, history aside, no excuse is needed to kiss a loved one under a real mistletoe, or while wearing this brooch.

Source image 3: anaphylaxis.org.uk

 

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