Sweetheart Badges


Sweetheart Badges Sweetheart Badges
Several different examples of the 2nd King Edward’s Horse sweetheart badges have been noted.  There are both enameled and brooched-collar badge versions in gilding metal as per the examples in Figures 448 and 449, respectively.   The brooched-collar badge example in Figure 448 is shown as badge No 16 on plate XVII on page 36 of Pamela M. Caunt's 'Military Sweetheart Jewelry Part II" Arbras, London,  1988.  

Figure 448:  A 2nd King Edward’s Horse enamel sweetheart badge with brooch fitting.

Figure 449:  A 2nd King Edward’s Horse gilding metal collar badge adapted as a sweetheart badge with the addition of a brooch fitting.