Mistletoe

mistletoe
Mistletoe enamel
Mistletoe
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VISCUM ALBUM

Mistletoe

Brooch

Italy

1970’s

Baril Meteo

750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel, cultured pearls

35,6 x 31,2 mm

5,28 grams

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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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