September 20, 2018
Royal Crown Derby Commemorative Piece for the WW1 Centenary Anniversary
Royal Crown Derby is proud to Introduce the new Dove of Peace, to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War (1914-1918). Launch date, 15th October 2018.
The Dove of Peace has been designed to significantly illustrate in delicate 22 carat gold detail a recognition story of remembrance.
Design worthy of remembrance with the soldiers returning from war, with a symbol of poppies to signify peace, three feathers representing a dream of hope, promise and peace and a scrolled message of ‘Lest We Forget’, noteworthy to complement the sundial with the figures 11:11 referencing ‘when the sun goes down we will remember them’ and the commemorative date together with two illustrative bells signifying the end of war which again will ring out in unison across the country on the 11th November 2018 as a mark of respect.
With a heart pattern throughout and olive branches to emulate the wings of the dove, the design is completed with a wonderfully illustrated with a pair of hands, cupped around the body of the bird to represent a cupping of forgiveness whilst referencing the release of a dove to represent freedom.
The design inspiration behind the Dove of Peace signifies;
One War from 1914 - 1918
Two Bells representing the end of war
Three Feathers representing hope, promise and peace
Four Poppies covering four years of war
LEST WE FORGET
Part of the General Range, the Dove of Peace has been designed by Lisa Law with a limited edition of 1,111 representing the 11th day of the 11th month when the war ended. The Dove of Peace includes inside the packaging a mini leaflet explaining the design inspiration behind the piece.