Fragmentary gold brooch, originally cruciform in shape, and set with enamels and glass inlays, two of which survive.

The core of the brooch consists of an equal-armed cross with a circular setting for a gem at its centre. The brooch has suffered severe mechanical damage, probably the result of damage by modern agricultural machinery. The brooch is a rare example of a piece of prestige early medieval German jewellery occurring in an English context.


Found near Tutbury, Staffordshire and declared Treasure in 2001.

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