Celtic Chatelaine and Etui Scissors
What is a “ Chatelaine “ ? A Chatelaine is an ornamental appendage worn by ladies at their waist such as keys, glasses, handbags and purses. The sewing chatelaine was very popular during the reign of Queen Victoria from about 1850 and disappeared round about 1904 when fashion changed and skirts were no longer full and long. The dictionary states the word “ chatelaine “ in the context of ‘ lady of the castle ‘ dates back to 1196. As a name for a waist hung ornament , the earliest date given is 1845. Our Chatelaines, Needle cases, Thimble cages are now manufactured as Pendants
Celtic Chatelaine is made from Engish grade Pewter. This Chatelaine has a lovely classic celtic design with beautiful curves.. This chatelaine comes complete with Silver etui scissors and with a 74cm (34cm drop) chain to allow the wearer to have around the neck and have the scissors to hand.
- Made from Engilsh grade pewter
- Includes Etui Scissors
- Comes complete with a approx 74cm chain