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The Hunterston Brooch


Mark Cartwright
by Johnbod
published on 19 February 2021
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The Hunterston Brooch, a Celtic penannular brooch discovered in Ayrshire, Scotland c. 1830 CE. It was made c. 700 CE and is 12 centimetres (4.75 in) in diameter. The brooch is made of cast silver with gold, silver and amber additions. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh)

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