Jewel of the day: Marks and Spencer Enamel Poppy Brooch
Today is Remembrance Day, and in may Commonwealth countries, a poppy is worn to commemorate the lives lost to wars.
Marks and Spencer has a Poppy Collection, from which this brooch comes. They explain, “Join M&S in supporting The Royal British Legion Remembrance commemoration with this enamel brooch from the Poppy Collection®. All profits, £4.50 from the retail selling price will be paid to The Royal British Legion Trading Limited which gives its taxable profits to The Royal British Legion (Charity No. 219279) and Poppyscotland (Scottish Charity No. SC014096). The donation will be given to either charity depending on where the product was purchased. For more information visit http://www.britishlegion.org.uk.”
This sells for £15.