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This beautiful kilt pin is in the traditional design of a stylized Celtic double dragon with the twists and turns of a Celtic knot. A strong pin to handle any kilt apron or tartan - also perfect for any coat, sweater or shawl.
3 3/4" x 1/2" in antiqued finish pewter - will not tarnish or rust. 2 inch locking steel pin for secure fastening.
Kilt pins are NOT just for kilts! This pin is made with an extra strong pin to handle thicker fabrics - making it the perfect pin for coats, jackets, skirts, hats or anywhere else a pin would look beautiful. It is a great pin for a ladies cape, shawl or ruana wrap!
Book of Kells
This kilt pin is based on designs found in the famous Book of Kells. The Book of Kells is the finest piece of Insular Art from the Early Middle Ages. Started on the Scottish island of Iona and probably finished at Kells in Ireland, this magnificent work of beauty was made around the year 800 against the backdrop of Viking raiding. This unique kilt pin is finished in Antique Silver.
How and why do I wear a kilt pin?
Ever since Queen Victoria reputedly used her hat pin to secure her kilted skirt modestly on a blustery day, a kilt pin has been worn with a traditional kilt. Its style is entirely a matter of your personal choice. It should be on the right hand side of the kilt, pinned through the front apron only (to prevent tearing) about 4 inches from the bottom of the kilt and 2 inches in from the fringe.
Gorgeous gift for my sister and she loves it!