brooch is an ornamental pin women use to fasten garments. Fashion
Jewelry Brooches have come a long way since they were first seen in the
Greek and Roman times. Costume jewelry brooches are beautiful and
utilitarian. They usually have a safety catch at the back to facilitate
in holding a garment together.
With a wide range of designs available, women are using them to add a
touch of glamor to their clothing. They are popular among women because
they are also economical when compared to brooches made with expensive
metals and semiprecious/precious stones.
Materials used for Fashion Brooches
Let's take a look at some
of the materials used to make fashion brooches.
Fashion Brooches Types
Bar brooches are known so because of their
long, narrow shape resembling a bar.
Costume jewelry bar brooches are made of inexpensive metals, and
studded with synthetic stones of all colors.
These brooches have distinctive floral
patterns replete with stems and leaves. Elaborate designs in beaded and
studded styles makes these brooches ideal for evening wear.
These brooches are also known as dress
brooches. Dress clips have a single hinged clip, or a two-pronged clip
to fasten garments in place. Dress clips are available in many designs.
Designer Fashion Brooches
Costume jewelry brooches have become
a rage with fashion-conscious women of all ages. There are brooches with
enameled, studded or beaded styles with vintage/antique finishes which
make for excellent party wear. The most popular designs include flowers,
butterflies, bees, crowns, wheels, and roosters. For women with a taste
to break free from the ordinary, there are fashion brooches with spider,
mushroom, skull, and wheel designs. Manufacturers also offer ladie's
brooches in personalized/custom-made designs.