Childebert I (c. 496 – 13 December 558) was the Frankish king of Paris, a Merovingian dynast, one of the four sons of Clovis I who shared the kingdom of the Franks upon their father's death in 511. He was one of the sons of Saint Clotilda, born at Reims
5th-6th century AD. A square plate brooch with cloisonné garnet design of a central swastika and segmented border with roundel to the centre of each side; pin-lug and catchplate to the reverse. See the cloisonné techniques in Arrhenius, B. Merovingian Garnet Jewellery, Stockholm, 1985. 6.49 grams, 16 mm (3/4").