Brooches, Clasps and Pins
The origin of his pan flute, fashioned from lengths of hollow reed. Syrinx was a exquisite water-nymph of Arcadia, daughter of Landon, the river-god. As she was returning from the hunt one day, Pan met her. The fair nymph ran away. He pursued her until she caught up with her sisters who immediately changed her into a reed. In his search for her he noticed the air blowing through the reeds produced a melancholic melody.
The god, still infatuated, took a handful because he did not know which reed she became, and cut seven pieces and formed a musical instrument. He has carried her with him ever since.
This Penannular brooch is fully articulated and clasps like the traditional clasps of the Celts. The design embraces the grape motif and included the pentacle, arbor with leaves and grapes and decorated with a pentacle and a cluster of grapes. The frame of a grape arbor topped with Pan Himself playing his pipe in a wreath of leaves and grapes. Perfect for your cape, cloak or jacket: a classic Celtic clasp with a new fresh look.
The pin head of Pan is also available as an
Knotted Penannular Metal:
Sterling silver [Add $125.00]
Rush [Add $15.00]
Rush Order Policy
The frame of a grape arbor topped with Pan Himself playing his pipe in a wreath of leaves and grapes
How to use a Penannular Brooch
Designed to hold the heavy cloaks! 2 3/4"
By selecting the Rush order button, it is important to write in the special instructions box when you will need the piece. Please understand each amulet is made as it is ordered and normally takes two to four weeks for delivery. The Rush order Selection moves you to the front of the line and will shorten your wait by one week. If you need it sooner than that, please email Merlin directly and let him know your situation.
To learn how to use a Penannular, see video
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