The brooch as a jewel form has been somewhat undervalued in recent years. Commonly perceived as being out of sync with contemporary tastes, its often-baroque nature is often dismissed as being too narrative rich for simpler, cleaner tastes. But brooche.
"For a meeting with Yasser Arafat, Madeleine Albright wore this bee pin. She writes, “I spent many hours wrangling with the Palestinian leader about the need for compromise in the Middle East. My pin reflected my mood.