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Solid sterling silver thistle brooch measuring 1 1/2" x 3/4"
The national flower of Scotland, the thistle, is a beautiful symbol of the tough spirit and wild beauty of the land and its people.
Celebrate Scotland with this beautifully detailed handmade brooch - every detail of the flower and leaves is etched out in silver adorned with a one carat , faceted amethyst stone. Gorgeous and unique! This brooch will become a treasured family heirloom.
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.
1 1/2" x 3/4" brooch with a 1" locking pin.