"Priscilla"

Vintage talking flags brooch in gold, Great Britain 1950s

On the high seas and in love, different rules sometimes apply than in the rest of life. Here it is captured, boarded and pursued, it storms and clears up: That this comparison was especially obvious in a seafaring nation like that of the British comes as no surprise to us, and so the brooch from the United Kingdom here brings these two so related and yet different worlds together with a wink. The brooch is designed as a small flagpole with nine flags flying from it. But what do they mean? The international flag alphabet, the language used by the crews of ships on the high seas to communicate with each other, is clear here. The row of flags can be read as "PRISCILLA"! The brooch may once have been a memento, worn as a token of love, a sign of attachment. Do you know a Priscilla who you could make happy with this brooch? The brooch was made in Great Britain, probably in the 1950s. We found it in London.

We want you to be 100% satisfied! For that reason, we examine, describe and photograph all of our jewellery with the utmost care.

You can rely on our years of experience in the trade and our expertise as a professional art historians for reviews of the antique jewellery. As a member of various trader organisations and the British Society of Jewellery Historians, we remain committed to the highest possible degree of accuracy. In our descriptions, we always also indicate any signs of age and defects and never hide them in our photos – this saves you from any unpleasant surprises when your package arrives.

Should you for some reason not be satisfied, please don’t hesitate to contact us so that we can begin to find a solution together. In any case, you can return any article within 30 days and we will refund the full purchase price.


OUR PROMISE

We want you to be 100% satisfied! That’s why we examine, describe and photograph all our jewellery with the utmost care.

If for any reason you are still not satisfied, contact us and we will find a mutual solution immediately. Regardless, you can return any item within 30 days and we will refund you the full purchase price.

Play