Cloak Pins / Penannular Brooches / Clothes Pins / Fibulas

Authentic Viking cloak pins in bronze, silver & iron.

Small penannular brooches are used to fasten clothing either at the collar, the waist, or used to pin your leg straps/winningas. Larger penannular brooches, also know as cloak pins / fibulas are used for fastening a cloak / coat. All the larger designs on this page are very tough, solid and chunky.

For instructions on how to use then scroll to the bottom of the page.

Bronze & Silver Penannular Brooches

SNPBP1 - Danish Penannular Brooch with Viking Heads

SNPBP1 - Danish Penannular Brooch with Viking Heads - Bronze

10th century Viking cloak pin replica from Denmark.

  • Also known as a cloak pin / fibula.
  • Internal diameter 55mm (2.15").
  • Cast in solid bronze with 3 Viking heads design.
  • Ring and pin are thick and solid for strength.
  • Heads are dished out at the back to save on weight.
  • Pin length 90mm (3.55").

SNPBP1 - Danish Penannular Brooch with Viking Heads - Bronze:
£54.00 (US$ | €)

SNPB1 - Penannular Brooch with Gotlandic Dragon Heads

SNPB1 - Penannular Brooch with Gotlandic Dragon Heads - Bronze

Penannular brooch with 3 Gotlandic dragon heads.

  • Also known as a cloak pin / fibula.
  • Internal diameter 50mm (2").
  • Cast in solid bronze with 3 Gotlandic dragon heads design.
  • Pin length 70mm (2.75").

SNPB1 - Penannular Brooch with Gotlandic Dragon Heads - Bronze:
£39.00 (US$ | €)

PLV68 - Decorated Cloak Pin - Bronze

PLV68 - Bronze decorated cloak pin

Bronze cloak pin with decorated design from Birka.

  • Also know as a dress pin / Penannular brooch / fibula.
  • Internal diameter 30mm (1.2").
  • Cast in solid bronze with twisted ornate design.

PLV68 - Decorated Cloak Pin - Bronze:
£15.00 (US$ | €)

PLV69 - Plain Penannular Brooch - Bronze

PLV69 - Plain Penannular Brooch - Bronze

Plain, bronze penannular brooch.

  • Also known as a cloak pin / fibula.
  • Internal diameter 50mm (2").
  • Cast in solid bronze with bronze pin.

PLV69 - Plain Penannular Brooch - Bronze:
£20.00 (US$ | €)

Wrought Iron Penannular Brooches / Cloak Pins / Fibulas

Handmade on a traditional forge, these cloak pins can be used for Iron-Age, Viking or Medieval re-enactment.

SGS72 - Plain Penannular Brooch - Iron

SGS72 - Plain Penannular Brooch - Iron

Plain, wrought iron penannular brooch.

  • Also known as a cloak pin / fibula.
  • Available in 2 sizes - 50mm (2") & 60mm (2.35").
  • Hand-forged from wrought with iron pin.

SGS72B - Plain Penannular Brooch - Iron - 50mm:
£9.00 (US$ | €)

SGS72C - Plain Penannular Brooch - Iron - 60mm:
£10.00 (US$ | €)

SGS78 - Large Decorated Cloak Pin - Iron

SGS78 - Large Decorated Cloak Pin - Iron

Decorated, wrought iron cloak pin.

  • Also known as a penannular brooch / fibula.
  • Internal diameter 90mm (3.55").
  • Hand-forged from wrought with iron pin.

SGS78 - Large Decorated Cloak Pin - Iron:
£35.00 (US$ | €)

Bronze & Iron Clothes Pins

Small Viking penannular brooches are used as clothes pins and great for securing your leg straps.

SGS152A - Clothes Pin from Birka - Bronze

SGS152A - Clothes Pin from Birka - Bronze

A copy of an original design from Birka.

  • Also known as a penannular brooch / fibula.
  • Internal diameter 30mm (1.2").
  • Cast in solid bronze with bronze pin.

SGS152A - Clothes Pin from Birka - Bronze:
£9.00 (US$ | €)

WSICP - Clothes Pins in 3 Sizes - Iron

WSICP - Clothes Pins in 3 Sizes - Iron

Plain iron /steel clothes pins in 3 sizes.

  • Also known as a penannular brooch / fibula.
  • Sizes: 20mm (0.8"), 25mm (1"), or 35mm (1.4").
  • Iron / steel clothes pins with steel pin.
  • Great for pinning your leg wraps / winningas / puttees.

WSICP1 - Iron Clothes Pin - 20mm:
£3.00 (US$ | €)

WSICP2 - Iron Clothes Pin - 25mm:
£4.00 (US$ | €)

WSICP3 - Iron Clothes Pin - 35mm:
£5.00 (US$ | €)

Bone Clothes Pins / Hair Pins

SGD641 - Set of 4 Viking Pins - Bone.

SGD641 - Set of 4 Viking Pins - Bone

Copies of large bone Viking pins found in Sweden.

  • Can be used either as clothes pins or hair pins.
  • Length 13 - 15cm (5 - 6").
  • Comes as a set of four different designs.

SGD641 - Set of 4 Viking Pins - Bone:
£20.00 (US$ | €)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE OF PENNANULAR BROOCH / CLOAK PIN:

  • Open the cloak pin so that the pin is pointing in the opposite direction to the hole in the ring.
  • Stick the pin through the cloth and then back out again so that the pin is held in place by the cloth.
  • Close the cloak pin all the way so that the end of the pin passes through the ring.
  • Turn the ring though 90 degrees to lock in place.