Our medieval brooches and cloak pins are perfect for keeping your cloak closed, and they can also be used on kilts or to pin down sashes to garments. We carry very traditional styles of penannular brooches all the way to more modern versions that have a decorative, jeweled or beaded front with a pin on the back. All of our brooches can be worn with your medieval clothing or used as an accent pin on regular everyday clothing.
The Angus Penannular Cloak Pin follows an open ring design seen in historical clothing fasteners for centuries. As far back as 600 AD, the brooch became widely used by the Celtic world with continued popularity into the Viking Age.
From approximately 600 AD and into the Viking Age, open ring brooches such as the Angus Penannular Small Cloak Pin were the chosen clothing fasteners of both Celtic men and women. Style and material even denoted ones social status.
Whether you are a Celt or a Norse Viking, add authenticity to your live action portrayal with the Bernhard Penannular Cloak Pin. This historical clothing fastener follows the open ring brooch design worn from 600 AD and beyond.
With its traditional design, the Bernhard Penannular Small Cloak Pin is a great accessory to a wide range of historical personas. From as far back as 600 AD, the open ring brooch was the clothing fastener of choice in the Celtic world.
In the ancient lore, elves and faeries were known to dwell in peace and harmony with the forests and the plants, and it shows in their jewelry. This Elven Leaf Brooch is inspired by the elven love of leafy surroundings and deep forests.
With its simple design, the Flattened Penannular Cloak Pin is a great accessory for both LARP and historical costumes. The open ring brooch served as the go-to fastener throughout the Middle Ages, perfect for a wide variety of roles.
This Gold Heraldic Fleur de Lis Pin Badge is a handsome accent, one that also happens to feature a history. Originally, fleurs de lis were favored as royal accents, which embodied nobility, poise, and royal power when used as symbols.
The reign of Henry VII ended the War of the Roses. In his desire to unite the Houses of Lancaster and York, the king created a conjoining herald. Celebrate the rich history behind the Union Rose with the Gold Plated Tudor Rose Pin Badge.
The Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John in 1215 and became one of the most important constitutional documents in history. The Golden Magna Carta Seal Pin Badge offers a reproduction of the regal seal of King John.
Inspired by the discovery of the remains of Richard III on the site occupied by Greyfriars, Leicester in 2012, the Golden Richard III Boar Pin Badge displays a replica of the boar emblem used by the monarch in fine detail.
The Heraldic Skeleton Pin Badge depicts the symbol that served a grim warning on many a battlefield. Throughout history, no better way was found to create fear in the hearts of foes than displaying the fleshless corpses of the fallen.
In the cold of winter, you are going to want to stay bundled up, and you cannot afford for your cloak to blow away in those powerful blizzard winds. You need a cloak pin you can trust, one like the Hilde Penannular Brooch.