Pewter Tudor Rose Necklace

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The British dynasty of the Tudors was symbolized by the Tudor Rose. The rose became truly “Royal” during the English Civil War; “The War of the Roses” (1455-1485). The winner, Tudor Henry Vii, merged his Lancastrian red rose with the white rose of his York bride, creating the Tudor Rose (the ptals of a red rose enfolding the petals of a white rose). This “Rose of England” symbolized unity and respect and was worn as a symbol of loyalty and allegiance. The Tudors were able to establish England as a world power by positioning their country as a peace-maker between the dueling powers of France and Spain. They also gave England a century of dynastic stability. Most Tudor monarchs came to the throne without strife. This lengthy period of peace allowed England a much needed respite from the Lancastrian-Yorkist wars.

Made of high quality excelsior pewter; nickel free and lead free

Made in the USA by American artisans

Adjustable cord (30 inches/76.2 cm) with laminated ends and pewter accent bead included

Double sided

Measures approximately 7/8 inches (2.23 cm) in diameter