This is a large 3" x 3" thistle pin perfect for a tartan, cape, coat or kilt.
This brooch uses Celtic interlacing to create a Celtic design using the Scottish thistle flower to form a strong but intricate woven Celtic knot.
The brooch has an antique finish in solid pewter! Pewter will never tarnish or rust.
This beautiful piece incorporates Celtic Interlacing, with its "overs and unders" representing the "ups and downs" of life; and the unbroken continuity of the endless ribbon symbolizes the hope of eternal life. As such, they are considered by many as a talisman of long life.
3" x 3" in solid lead-free pewter.
Made of solid lead free pewter - Pewter has been used in jewelry making for pewter does NOT RUST OR TARNISH and will last a lifetime. Pewter was used for decorative metal items in the Ancient World by the Egyptians and later the Romans, and came into extensive use in Europe during the Middle Ages - it was once considered the metal of kings because of its beauty and expense!