Secular pewter badge: Lovers token, Hand with True love
Time period:15th to 16th Century
Product Dimensions: 3.5cm width x 3.5cm height.
This lovers token depicts a hand wearing a double banded lover’s or gimmel ring and proffering a bunch of quatrefoil flowers, symbolic of the truelove or Herb Paris. The truelove was the ultimate lover’s flower of the middle ages and as a pewter badge would have been given and worn as a symbol of love.