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CAMPBELL OF BALLOCHYLE BROOCH

Price: £950.00

Uk Postage: £5.00

International Postage: £10.00

BALLOCHYLE BROOCH.
Exceptional 19th century reduced size facsimile of the famous Ballochyle Brooch. Sterling silver with fine cabochon rock quartz centre,

Hand engraved with the initials MC and the Campbell quartered shield twice. Centre motto reads
"DESERVE x AND x HAIF x THE x HEVEN x BABIT "

The original brooch is in the collections of the Royal Museums of Scotland and was made circa 1550 it was long in the possession of the MacIver-Campbells of Ballochyle who regarded it as an important talisman against witchcraft and disease.

The origonal brooch is approximately 5.5 inches in diameter

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