Discovered by a metal detectorist in Wilden, Bedfordshire, this brooch is an example of the rare but distinctive Trewhiddle style, a form of high-class jewellery distinguished by triangular leaf decorations and elaborate animal designs featuring scrolling ears and detailed muzzles.

Provenance

Found by a metal detectorist in Wilden, Bedfordshire, 2012


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