Thistle Flower Antiqued Green Glass Stone Stylish Pewter Kilt Pin
Thistle Single Flower Kilt Pin
Antiqued Stylish Pewter Kilt Pin
Measures approximately 83.00mm (3.26 inches) x 48.00mm (1.88 inches)
Thistle Flower Design Kilt Pin
This Thistle Flower Antiqued Kilt Pin is expertly crafted with beautiful Stylish Pewter. This piece has been blackened to give an antique look and to highlight the design even further. In the center of each thistle flower head is a coloured glass stone. There are different coloured stones available in my store, please see my other listings for details.
Kilt Pin measures - 83.00mm (3.26 inches) x 48.00mm (1.88 inches). Each coloured glass stone varies and the one that you receive in your piece, may be slightly different to the picture that you see on display. Secures to kilt by way of a pin with locking, safety catch. Supplied in a velvet draw-string pouch.
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This handcrafted Kilt Pin will become family treasures that will last through the ages!
This Kilt Pin is also available in more than one style. Please see my other listings.
This beautiful Kilt Pin is a perfect gift for any occasion. Wearing this with your kilt will provide you endless pleasure.
This item is made in the United Kingdom. Please be advised that your item needs to be cast and made before it can be sent to you. Please allow sufficient time for your order to arrive.
Perfect for any occasion. This is a gift that will be proudly worn by any member of your family.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH THISTLE
The thistle is a thorny flower that grows wild in all parts of the country,and legend has it that it became the national emblem of Scotland after the Battle of Largs in 1263AD. A Norse attack force had decided on a stealthy night attack. However their leader trod on a thistle and his yell alerted the Scots, who under their king Alexander III routed them. This battle led to the ending of the Norse occupation of western parts of Scotland, and the establishment of the kingdom of Scotland as it is today. The first time a thistle was used as the special emblem of Scotland, however, was in the time of King James III,in the 15th Century. The thistle is not a useful plant, but it is tough and prickly, something you cannot simply grasp hold of and pull out of the ground like a common weed, and it became a popular badge in Scotland. While the Lion Rampant flag was grand and the Saltire Flag hallowed by long tradition, the homely thistle was something everyone could identify with. To the Scots it was a reminder that their country might not be the most rich or fertile but,equally, it was not to be grasped lightly.