Vintage Great Seal Brooch - Ann Hand
Vintage Ann Hand, Great Seal Brooch with red, white and blue encrusted jewels. On July 4, 1776, three of our founding fathers; Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson were given the task of creating a seal for the newly formed United States of America. This symbol of Sovereignty was adopted in 1782 from the early design suggestions of these 3 great men. The Secretary of State is the official custodian of the Great Seal of The United States. Measures: 1 1/4" W x 1 3/8" H Sterling Silver clad in 18K gold. Original box and notecard included.
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