A sweet brooch by Beau Sterling reviving the popular Posey Holders - this one, I believe, was made to hold a single floral stem - probably a rose.
Posey holders were very popular in the Victorian period and seem to have a resurgence in popularity every 25 years or so. They came in all sizes and shapes some even meant to carry a bouquet. You can read more about them at the below URL. Enjoy !
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