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Bronze Age Celtic Cloak Clasp, c. 9th-3rd Cent BC

Copper alloy; 45mm/7.9gm

Con/ Like 'as cast', beautiful dark bronze patina with green high-lights

Seller's Note/ The ancient Celts loved sinuous forms and the smith who created this remarkably elegant and beautiful clasp was no exception.

Here's how it worked: the smaller end was sewn/afixed to one side of the cloak and toggle (not a button) was sewn to the other side of the cloak. The toggle was then used to close the clasp.

Very rare in any condition. If you're not familar with a toggle, please see an example below the photo.

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