Celtic And Viking Turtle Or Tortoise Brooches

These handmade Viking brooches can be etched in copper, brass and nickel. The focus pieces are approximately 2 7/8" tall by 1 3/4" in width and 20 gauge metal. These are fully domed ovals, I hand carved the doming block myself from a piece of oak I had laying around. That and being hand formed are why they are not perfectly shaped. Each piece takes about 6-8 hours to make from start to finish. They will be polished nicely before shipping!
I now have 4 sizes of pins to choose from...Small for clothing you don't need strong pins for and that you don't want bigger holes in, These are about 20 gauge brass.
Medium for a bit more strength but not a huge hole. These are around 18 gauge brass.
Large for when it's gotta be strong. Around a 16 gauge brass.
Beefy, great for cloaks and attaching to armor. These are about 14 gauge brass.
The small is made from brass safety pins and all others are handmade by me.
These can also be made as single brooches or mirror imaged sets, as shown.

Dimensions: 2 7/8" tall by 1 3/4" in width and 20 gauge thickness

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