Pomanders were a popular accessory in Tudor and Elizabethan times.Originally worn on chains to freshen clothes and make the wearer smell nice, they contained scented wax balls or perfumed cloth. Elizabeth I was said to carry a pomander scented with Damask Rose, Benzoin and Ambergris.
This wearable, decorative piece is a true replica of the original which is in the Victoria & Albert Museum. Rhomboid in shape with a pierced tetrahedral cage, this pomander measure 60mm, chain length ?mm
Members price: £32.85
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