Dress up a coat or sweater with this beautiful, handmade felt flower brooch.

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There's no comparison between a plain, unadorned winter coat or sweater and one bejeweled with a Silk Road Petals Felt Brooch. Handmade in Kyrgyzstan in studios founded and run by women artisans, the brooches are crafted using the traditional felting methods perfected in nomadic regions such as Central Asia centuries ago.

Once used for making yurts and decorative rugs, felting has taken a turn down a feminine and lovely road here, employing locally-sourced wool. Meticulously handcrafted, petal-by-petal, the brooches began in their raw form as wool from the sheep of semi-nomadic herders who spend time with their flocks on the high and verdant pastures of the Tian Shan Mountains every summer.

The women who make these brooches are not only strong, independent, and paid fairly for their work, they are also helping preserve a local tradition for which this part of the world -- once part of the Silk Road -- is known.

And the brooches are beautiful and versatile. Each has both a clip and a pin on back, so you can clip it in your hair, pin it to your lapel, or wear it any other way you choose. Because these are handmade, they will vary some in size, shape, and color tone. These generally range from 4'' to 5'' in diameter.

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