Origin of broochMiddle English broche: see broach
A woman wearing a brooch.
A flowered pin depicting pictures of roses that you attach to your clothing to dress up your outfit is an example of a brooch.
Origin of broochMiddle English broche pointed tool, brooch, pin ; see broach 1.
(third-person singular simple present brooches, present participle brooching, simple past and past participle brooched)
- To adorn as with a brooch.
Variant of broach.
- The Victorian crown brooch was first introduced in the late Victorian period but was actually most popular during the Edwardian era.
- Incorporated in jewelry as a brooch for both adornment and spiritual purposes, many available today are antiques from earlier eras when it was a popular accessory.
- If a ring isn't suitable to an individual's personal style, they may choose a bracelet, wristband, brooch, or other piece of jewelry that can be frequently worn.
- Search online for jewelry artists who specialize in creating Victorian and Art Nouveau replica jewelry to find a recent replica of the brooch.
- Current replicas of the Victorian crown brooch are actually harder to find than older vintage originals and retro reproductions of the brooch.