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Ann Hand

Pineapple Pin

$ 75.00

Pineapple Pin

$ 75.00

Our pineapple pin is crafted with Jonquil Swarovski crystals and the leaves are gold tone with a sprinkling of clear crystals. Measures 1-7/8" x 1".  A beautiful symbol of American hospitality.  

A card enclosed with the brooch reads:
"The "Pine Fruit", or Pineapple was first mentioned in the 16th century when seafaring colonists brought it back from the Caribbean as a possible cash crop to be farmed in Virginia. Later it evolved as the colonial symbol of hospitality when sea captains upon their return would spear a precious pineapple on the gate announcing to friends that the captain was home and all were welcome."