Solid Sterling Silver Scottish Thistle Cufflinks.
Beautiful oval shaped cuff links that feature a detailed Scottish thistle with a polished finish. The center thistle is raised with a lightly antiqued background to give these cuff links depth and interest.
1/2 inch high and 3/4 wide.
Polished SOLID sterling silver. Hallmarked 925.
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.