Enamelled Buttercup Brooch

£17.99
ITEM CODE: 23956
4.8/5
Charming silver-plated and enamelled brooch inspired by an original piece from c.1900 and reflecting the popularity of this little bloom in the decorative arts of the mid-late 19th...
READ MORE
  SHARE
PRODUCT DETAILS
Description
Charming silver-plated and enamelled brooch inspired by an original piece from c.1900 and reflecting the popularity of this little bloom in the decorative arts of the mid-late 19th century. Buttercups symbolised 'radiant charm' in floriography, the language of flowers, which reached its peak in Victorian England. The symbolism of a wide variety of blooms was established and gifts of flowers in specific arrangements were used to send a coded messages to the recipient, allowing the sender to express feelings which could not be spoken aloud in Victorian society. Armed with floral dictionaries, Victorians often exchanged small 'talking bouquets', called nosegays or tussie-mussies and the fashion extended into other keepsakes such as embroidered handkerchiefs and jewellery.

Click here to learn more about the Victorian language of flowers
Size & Additional Information
Colour: Silver, Green, Yellow
Silver-plated with enamel
3.5cm wide
Bar pin with safety catch
Clean with a soft cloth
Gift boxed
DELIVERY & RETURNS
WE RECOMMEND
MORE LIKE THIS
Suffragette Brooch Suffragette Brooch Pre-Order £19.99
Pictish Knotwork Scarf Clip Pictish Knotwork Scarf Clip In stock £14.99
Parisienne Dragonfly Brooch Parisienne Dragonfly Brooch   Last few remaining £9.99
Crystal Pea Pod Brooch Crystal Pea Pod Brooch In stock £14.99
Victorian Swallow Brooch Victorian Swallow Brooch In stock £14.99
Boivin Snail Brooch Boivin Snail Brooch   Last few remaining £12.99
Opal Talisman Ring Size Opal Talisman Ring Size   Last few remaining £85.00
Trio of Moons Enamel Brooch Trio of Moons Enamel Brooch In stock £14.99
Lindisfarne Scarf Clip Lindisfarne Scarf Clip   Last few remaining £12.99
Amber Stoclet Tree of Life Brooch Amber Stoclet Tree of Life Brooch In stock £55.00
Canterbury Bells Enamelled Brooch Canterbury Bells Enamelled Brooch In stock £17.99
Boucher Bird Brooch Boucher Bird Brooch In stock £12.99
Bleeding Heart Peridot Brooch Bleeding Heart Peridot Brooch In stock £75.00
Art Nouveau Dragonfly Brooch Art Nouveau Dragonfly Brooch In stock £14.99
Entwined Blooms Enamelled Brooch Entwined Blooms Enamelled Brooch In stock £27.99
Pink Gerbera Brooch Pink Gerbera Brooch In stock £12.99
Butterfly Scarf Clip Butterfly Scarf Clip In stock £19.99
Mouse Amongst Blackberries Brooch NEWICON Mouse Amongst Blackberries Brooch Pre-Order £65.00
Floral Circlet Brooch NEWICON Floral Circlet Brooch In stock £14.99
Art Nouveau Fan Brooch NEWICON Art Nouveau Fan Brooch In stock £65.00
Art Deco Owl Brooch NEWICON Art Deco Owl Brooch In stock £16.99
Fuchsia Crystal Brooch NEWICON Fuchsia Crystal Brooch In stock £14.99
Amethyst & Silver Ring NEWICON Amethyst & Silver Ring In stock £65.00
Reviews
Overall product rating 4.8/5
23 June 2021
Service Rating:
Great quality, well made, beautiful to the eye
22 June 2021
Service Rating:
Remembering childhood games of "who like's butter' the buttercup under the chin, sadly we don't see buttercup's here in oz !
25 March 2021
Service Rating:
Lovely and excellent!!!!!
16 March 2021
Service Rating:
Beautiful brooch, excellent value and well received by the recipient.
10 February 2021
Service Rating:
It looks like a real buttercup. Very good quality. I'm delighted with this purchase.
07 July 2020
Service Rating:
Delighted with this purchase, delivered promptly