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A '''Brooch''' is a piece of [[jewelry]] specifically designed to hold together a [[cloak]]. Often quite plain in [[period]], some brooches were highly decorated, some reaching the status of high art.
 
A '''Brooch''' is a piece of [[jewelry]] specifically designed to hold together a [[cloak]]. Often quite plain in [[period]], some brooches were highly decorated, some reaching the status of high art.
   
Brooches are sometimes called '''Cloak [[Pin]]s''' in the SCA. Although a misnomer, such "cloak pins" include [[annular]], [[pennanular]], and [[disk brooch]]es.
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Brooches are sometimes called '''Cloak [[Pin]]s''' in the [[SCA]]. Although a misnomer, such "cloak pins" include [[annular]], [[pennanular]], and [[disk brooch]]es.
   
Period-style brooches are hard to come by in [[mundane]] life, but are usually available (in greater or lesser variety) at SCA and other re-enactment [[event]]s.
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Period-style brooches are hard to come by in [[mundane]] life, but are usually available (in greater or lesser variety) at [[SCA]] and re-enactment [[event]]s.
   
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Revision as of 11:52, 9 September 2006

A Brooch is a piece of jewelry specifically designed to hold together a cloak. Often quite plain in period, some brooches were highly decorated, some reaching the status of high art.

Brooches are sometimes called Cloak Pins in the SCA. Although a misnomer, such "cloak pins" include annular, pennanular, and disk brooches.

Period-style brooches are hard to come by in mundane life, but are usually available (in greater or lesser variety) at SCA and re-enactment events.