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Sweetheart brooch

Brooch shaped like two hearts, with inscription

During both world wars 'sweetheart' brooches were given by servicemen to loved ones left behind. These could take the form of a miniature version of the regimental badge, sometimes gem set, or perhaps an ensign, aircraft or wings. 'Sweetheart' jewellery today is very collectable.

Inscribed:

'The Lord watch between me & thee when we are absent one from another'

From the King's Regiment | collection at the Museum of Liverpool.

Accession number 60.203.152

Send a romantic e-card

The sweetheat brooch| |is part of our range of Romantic e-cards,| which are available to send for free.