(2.1 x 0.5 cm)Classification Metalwork-Gold Credit Line The Cloisters Collection, 1989, Purchase Margaret Freeman Memorial Fund This hard-earned status is based on nearly 20 years of medieval depiction backed by historical evidence and our goal to recreate the medieval period without compromise.1470–1480Culture French Medium Mother-of-pearl, with polychromy, gilding: silver mount Dimensions Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in.(5.7 x 3.9 x 0.5 cm)Classification Sculpture-Miniature Credit Line The Cloisters Collection, 1975 This hard-earned status is based on nearly 20 years of medieval depiction backed by historical evidence and our goal to recreate the medieval period without compromise.

Dimensions Height: 30 millimetres Condition Good Curator's comments This jewel provides an interesting parallel with pendant from Fishpool Hoard (1967,1208.9), which has a similar rosette on back.

This trefoil form is closely paralleled by a jewel seen in the Memling portrait of Barbara Moreel (c.1460-80), Musée Royal des Beaux Arts, Brussels.

This hard-earned status is based on nearly 20 years of medieval depiction backed by historical evidence and our goal to recreate the medieval period without compromise.

The heart shape and inscription show that this ring brooch was a love token.

Heart-shaped brooch England or France, about 1400Gold, formerly enamelled V&A: 86-1899During the medieval period the two main themes in jewellery were religion and love.

fid=43414 This hard-earned status is based on nearly 20 years of medieval depiction backed by historical evidence and our goal to recreate the medieval period without compromise.Brooch from the Fishpool Hoard Possibly the Southern Netherlands, about 1450Gold and enamel© Copyright the Trustees of The British Museum, London The heart-shaped brooch pictured here shows how the V&A brooch may have looked with its original enamel decoration.It is inscribed on the back in French ‘I am wholly yours’.The brooch is part of a hoard of 15th-century jewellery found at Fishpool, near Mansfield in Nottinghamshire.These jewels were either imported from the mainland Europe or made in England.This hard-earned status is based on nearly 20 years of medieval depiction backed by historical evidence and our goal to recreate the medieval period without compromise. 1475Culture English Medium Gold and garnet Dimensions Overall: 13/16 x 3/16 in.