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THE THOUSAND AND ONE USES OF THE BROOCH

The brooch is one of the jewels that has more possibilities as complement to being able to wear safely in any part of our attire. Apart from its classic use on the lapel, I personally prefer to place it in a less traditional way to highlight a dress or sweater, at the waist, over the shoulder and, of course, accented other accesories or on the hair.

The brooch is one of the jewels that has more possibilities as a complement, being able to wear it safely in any part of our attire. In fact, it was born in antiquity because the need to hold some pieces of clothing, being used by both men and women.

Broche Rogart en plata dorada y vídrio, siglo VIII

hus, they were used in the Sumerian civilizationtso fassten the garments and, like all jewels, they marked a social status being for the highest classes those made of noble metals such as gold and silver, accented by lapislazuli and carneolian.

Fíbula de Braganza en oro, siglo III (Museo británico)

During the Iron age, in the European celtic territories, also highlights the brooch as the main ornament that was used to close layers.

Broche de Tara (Museo Nacional de Irlanda), siglo VIII

YAnd in ancient Greece it was common to use the fibula to fasten clothes, also made in gold with animal motifs and abstract symbols.

Fíbula griega, siglo IV

Thus, the brooch has stood out since antiquity, in addition to its ornamental value, for being the most practical piece of jewelry that is known.

Apart from its classic use on the lapel, I personally prefer to place it in a less traditional way to highlight a dress or a sweater, at the waist, over the shoulder and, of course, accented other accesories or in the hair. Here I show you some of my ideas to use and enrich with them any outfit:

Accented a a hat:

Giving a sophisticated touch to a party purse:

Standing out on hands and feet, highlighting shoes and gloves:

On the neckline of a dress or shirt                Enriching a beautiful hairstyle

And in this way we have seen them on the red carpet, both men and women:

Make it your star complement this season!

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