Since Ancient times, artisans have produced brooches for a variety of purposes. Soldiers have worn them on their chests into battle to signify their rank and accomplishments.

Women have added them to outfits to show their social status or to commemorate a loved one who had passed on. People have placed them on their clothing for ceremonial purposes or to signify their religious faith. Today, brooches are popular jewelry pieces that are used to put finishing touches on outfits, and you can find beautiful options to add to your ensembles in the John S. Brana Handmade Jewelry collection.