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Dragonfly brooches fly out of superstition and into hearts
By Larry LeMasters Since the dawn of time, mankind needed pins to hold clothing together, so brooches are one of the earliest known types of jewelry. Dating back before the Romans, Celtics, and Greeks into the Early Bronze Age (2,000 BC) when migratory tribes fashioned fibulae to hold clothing together, the earliest fibulae (later brooch) was made of bone or other Neolithic materials.
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