Cloisonné enamelled brooch

Photo: Derby Museums Trust CC By SA2.0
Object type: Brooch
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 01/06/2021
Location: South Kesteven, Lincolnshire


A Anglo-Saxon brooch dating to AD 970 – 1100. The pattern is made using a technique known as cloisonné where compartments formed formed from metal strips (copper alloy in this case) are filled with enamel.