Penannular Brooch - Celtic Spirals - Twisted Copper

By Abby Hook

Penannular Brooch - Celtic Spirals - Twisted Copper

I was inspired to make this piece by the beautiful Celtic and Viking brooches. The simple mechanics of this style of fastening makes it suitable to use as a brooch or scarf, kilt or hat pin. The last image in the sequence shows you how to wear it.

I have made the brooch with thick copper wires to form the shape, which I have twisted together, hand forged and then hammered to create an attractive pattern, this also makes the structure very strong. I have formed 3 overlapping spirals at each end of the brooch, creating a celtic inspired pattern.

The pin is made from 2mm wire, which I have filed and sanded into a point, it has an attractive layered detail to the loop.

I have oxidised this brooch, to highlight the detail.

The brooch measures 1 3/4” across (from side to side) and 2 1/8” tall (from the bottom to the top of the spirals) and the pin is 2 3/4” long.

This item comes in a jewellery box.


  • penannular
  • brooch
  • copper
  • wire
  • twisted
  • spiral
  • triskele
  • celtic
  • viking
  • circle
  • circular

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8 Months ago

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Abby Hook

Abby Hook Jewellery Artist


310 works in jewelrydesign

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