Celtic Boar Brooch, Boar Symbolism, Clan Campbell Figure Pin, Scottish Symbol Br
Important to the art and myths of the Celtic peoples, the boar
was known for its cunning and ferocious nature.
Each item begins as a piece of sheet metal, copper, bronze, brass or nickel. After a pattern is transferred to the metal, the piece is etched in a salt-water solution. Each piece is hand cut, sanded, and polished. A patina may be applied or it may be hand painted with dye oxide. A clear polymer coating is applied and a pin attached to the back with adhesive.