Stunning! Our highly polished lead free pewter Scottish Thistle Bracelet features the eight beautiful Thistles, embraced on both sides by detailed leaves.
A lobster claw clasp provides elegance and peace of mind! Solid polished pewter. A rich, traditional Celtic look at a very amazing price!
7" x 1/2" in size.
Pewter is an ancient and traditional metal used in traditional jewelry making for centuries. It was discovered by the Romans about 200 A.D. and was known as the "Metal of Kings" because it could only be afforded by royalty.
About the Thistle
The prickly purple thistle is the national emblem of Scotland. Ever present in fields and pastures throughout Scotland, thistle has been Scotland's emblem for centuries. The first use as a royal symbol was on silver coins issued by James III in 1470.
The Lovely Symbolism of the Thistle Flower
The thistle represents overcoming adversity and difficult situations. It’s a symbol of resilience. In Celtic regions, the thistle represents devotion, bravery, determination, and strength. In addition, the thistle is considered a symbol of protection. It is also called the “flower of the sun“ and is used as protection against evildoers. The thistle is often seen on the front doors of Celtic homes. The flower’s pink and purple colors represent nobility and royalty.