‘I'm just going to write because I cannot help it’ brooch | Charlotte Brontë

The Brontë Collection

'I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.' Charlotte Brontë wrote these words in the The Roe Head Journal, a group of writings from her time teaching at Roe Head School in West Yorkshire.  

£2 goes to the Brontë Society to support their learning programme.

$32.00

Details & Dimensions

The words are etched on 3mm. matte black Perspex in pale blue non-toxic glow-in-the-dark pigment.
The brooch measures approx. 4cm. (11/2)in. across, and fixes with a metal fastener.

Care instructions

Acrylic can break if dropped and will snap under pressure. Please store your jewellery in its box and keep away from lotions and sprays as moisture can discolour metal parts. 

Shipping & Returns 

I aim to send out orders within 2-3 days, but at busy time this may take a litlte longer. Special orders and bespoke designs can take up to a week longer, and with such a big range of products, some designs are made to order so can't be sent next day. Everything is still made by me! All post is sent Royal Mail Tracked-48. You will get an email to let you know when your order is fulfilled and on its way. 

If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase you can return it to Wear and Resist in its original box and packaging within a month of purchase for a refund excluding postage. For reasons of hygiene I am afraid I cannot refund earrings.

Customer Reviews

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Says it all.

£2 from the sale of every piece in this collection will go to help support their Learning fund.

Sarah Day, the founder of Wear and Resist in her Oxfordshire studio.
How it all started

About Wear and Resist

Wear and Resist was launched by me, Sarah Day, in early 2017 as a way to channel my frustration at the political climate into a creative pursuit that would raise money for women's charities.

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A beauty.Totally loved this pendant, a long held favourite quotation that I can now hold close when out and about. Dispatched quickly and beautifully packed. Thank you!
— Kirsty
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Treated myself to this brooch too as well as the necklace. Love it and wear it with pride.
— Kim
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Beautiful Bronte bracelet. This is a wonderful piece!! Inspired by Emily Bronte poem and lovingly crafted!! Glow in the dark too! Perfect 🤩
— Jennette
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Stunning necklace 🔥I am totally in love with this stunning necklace, really annoyed at myself that I keep buying for family and friends but forgetting about myself, next time I order it will be for me! Really well made piece and very unique, love love love it 🥰
— Liza
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Absolutely gorgeous! I really love this necklace! It's a great conversation piece and people are always asking me about it. I also love the option to wear it at different lengths. I've ordered from Wear and Resist a few times now and the items are always gorgeous and beautifully packaged.
— Donna

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