B is for Brooch Part II

In B is for Brooch, we had a brief introduction to the history of the brooch and had a closer look at two 20th century brooches. I have two more pieces to have a look at today! The theme seems to be flowers…. Flower Burst Brooch This brooch has caused me a great deal of…

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Underworld at the Museum of Sydney

What was Sydney like in the 1920’s? The decade following the Great War was known as the Roaring Twenties and books like the Great Gatsby epitomise the opulence and new freedom found by many during the period. I immediately think of shimmering flappers, the Charleston, and excessive parties. But that couldn’t have been everyone’s experience,…

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