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- Silver Luckenbooth Brooch with Linked Hearts: £75.00
A smooth silver luckenbooth brooch with intertwined hearts and figure of 8 top
Probably the most romantic type of brooch in Scotland's history, luckenbooth brooches were so called because they were sold from locked booths - lucken booths - on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, and were exchanged on betrothal. They were subsequently pinned to the couple's baby's shawl.