A lovely gold tone pendant made from a repurposed British service medal pin badge, and stunning 1950s drop bead.
This gorgeous pendant has a lot of history. The main feature of this item is the vintage badge, with the symbol of the Corps of Commissionaires of an anchor, cannon, rifle and sword.
The Corps of Commissionaires first started in 1859 by Captain Sir Edward Walter as a way to provide employment to ex-servicemen coming back from the Crimean war. In doing this, Walter helped soldiers and sailors to settle back into society and earn a proper wage by providing them with jobs in security. This became so popular that the company is still around and successful today.
This pin badge was given, originally with a medal, for 20 years service to the Corps of Commissionaires.
If you want to know more about the Corps, head on over to their webpage, where the full history can be found: https://www.corpssecurity.co.uk/about-corps-security/corps-security-history/
Complementing the shining brass of this badge is a stunning aurora borealis drop bead, dating to the 1950s, that is predominantly light blue but glitters rainbow colours when it catches the light.
Set on an 18 inch, gold plated snake chain.
Free UK postage.
Worldwide shipping available; all international orders are sent via insured and tracked postage.
Comes in a gift box. Hand calligraphy gift messages are available upon request at no extra cost.
Handmade in a smoke free home.
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